Community Education Awards Hub reopens with new scholarships and bursaries for Oakville students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oakville, Ont., February 6, 2024 – The Community Education Awards Hub has reopened for its fifth year, with more scholarships, bursaries and education awards for Oakville students, with awards valued between $750 and $20,000. Created in 2020, the Oakville Community Foundation set out to make administering and applying for scholarships, bursaries and […]

Community Classroom returns with new in-class instruction and virtual learning for Oakville and Halton students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oakville, Ont., January 22, 2024 – The Oakville Community Foundation’s Community Classroom is back with new free, interactive content, including in-class activities and performances for the first time since 2019. Community Classroom was developed in 2018 with the goal of “No Child Left Behind”, addressing the unequal access to community programs and […]

Sheridan to advance community-based research in Indigenous language revitalization with Foundation collaboration

A better understanding of approaches to maintaining and revitalizing Indigenous language, education, and storytelling culture. Greater insight into food security and supports for older adults amid continued inflation. These are goals that two newly awarded Sheridan research projects are aiming to address, with impact on two significant groups – Indigenous communities and our aging population. […]

Golden Horseshoe Partnership awards $1.1 million to social purpose organizations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oakville, Ont., March 29, 2023 – The Golden Horseshoe Partnership, a consortium of eight community foundations and Sheridan College, has awarded $1,138,822 in funding to social purpose organizations as part of the Government of Canada’s Investment Readiness Program (IRP).  The Oakville Community Foundation is the lead partner of the Golden Horseshoe Partnership […]

Join Oakville Allies to participate in #ActsofAllyship and celebrate Treaty Day in Oakville

Join Oakville Allies to participate in #ActsofAllyship and celebrate Treaty Day in Oakville Posted on February 10, 2023 Join Oakville Allies to participate in #ActsofAllyship and celebrate Treaty Day in Oakville FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (MCFN) and Oakville, Ont., February 10 , 2023 – Members of Gimaa (Chief) R. Stacey Laforme’s […]

Community Education Awards Hub reopens with 45+ scholarships, over $330k available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oakville, Ont., Feb. 1, 2023 – The Oakville Community Foundation’s Community Education Awards Hub has reopened for its fourth consecutive year with 45+ scholarship, bursary and educational award applications. The Awards Hub offers local students a singular online source to easily apply for multiple scholarships, bursaries and education awards to support their […]

Oakville Community Foundation grants $200k to local gender-equity charities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oakville, Ont., January 27, 2023 – Today, the Oakville Community Foundation announced funding totalling $200,000 to seven charitable organizations that are leading initiatives to support women, girls, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse individuals working towards a future grounded in equity, inclusion and justice.  The funding is through the Fund for Gender Equality (the Fund). […]