Three Halton-Based Community Foundations Take Part in Emergency Community Support Fund

More Than $1,157,000 in funding available for charities supporting vulnerable populations May 20, 2020, Oakville: Burlington: Milton: Burlington Foundation, Community Foundation of Halton North and Oakville Community Foundation today announced they will provide over $1,157,000 to support Halton charities responding to COVID-19 as part of a new partnership with Community Foundations of Canada, United Way […]

Oakville Resiliency Fund invests in Education Heroes – and supports virtual programming for Educators, Students and their Families

With the announcement of public school closures until the end of May, The Foundation is pleased to announce support to teachers, students and families to move educational supports and programming online. First, The Foundation is excited to announce the launch of “Community Classroom Online (Virtual programs),” which is now available free of charge on our […]

Oakville Community Foundation Announces First Round of Grants from Oakville Resiliency Fund Phase I – Supporting our Community Heroes

April 8, 2020: Oakville, Ontario: Oakville Community Foundation Announces First Round of Grants from Oakville Resiliency Fund Phase I – Supporting our Community Heroes The Oakville Community Foundation has created the Oakville Resiliency Fund to support our local community during this State of Emergency and beyond when it is time to help our charitable sector […]

Leading Together – Halton Region Charity Support by your Local Community Foundations

March 31, 2020: Leading together – the Burlington Foundation, Community Foundation of Halton North and Oakville Community Foundation are working together to collaborate, share information on pressing needs, and ensure that our collective knowledge drives strategic funding to those agencies on the frontlines of COVID-19 response across Halton Region. At this unprecedented time when community […]

Oakville Community Foundation Takes Part in Pilot Fund for Gender Equality

Oakville, Ont., February 27, 2020 – The Oakville Community Foundation is excited to announce its participation in the Pilot Fund for Gender Equality, a collaboration between Community Foundations of Canada and the Equality Fund, with support from the Government of Canada.  The Pilot Fund for Gender Equality is part of the “consult and design” phase […]

NEW Community Education Awards Hub

The Oakville Community Foundation is excited to announce the Community Education Awards Hub: a brand new online portal for post-secondary bound students to access local awards. The Awards Hub brings together over $300,000 in educational awards available to local students through the online portal. It also serves Oakville-area organizations, streamlining their efforts and providing efficient […]

Federal Investment Readiness Program Brings Local Partners Together to Advance Social Innovation

For Immediate Release: December 20, 2019 Oakville, Ontario: Earlier today, the Government of Canada announced that stage one of its ten-year, $800 million commitment to funding social innovation and social finance across Canada has launched.  Called the Investment Readiness Program (IRP), the initiative builds on existing supports to help catalyze community-led solutions to persistent social […]