GIVEOakville 2021 – Results are in!
We are pleased to announce that thanks to Fundholder and Community Support, GIVEOakville raised more than $575,000 for local charities.
GIVEOakville supported grant requests from 55 local charities in Oakville’s only online crowd-funding campaign. Just over $425,000 was raised from The Foundation’s Fundholders and public donations. Combined with the $150,000 from The Foundation’s top-up funds, a grand total of $575,062 was granted out to the charities. The campaign supported charities working within six different causes including: Arts, Culture & Heritage; Children, Youth & Families; Community; Education & Employment; Environment & Animal Rights and Health & Wellness.
A few highlights of the campaign include:
- Every charity received donations from the campaign
- 11 charities received between 50% and 74% of their goal while 4 charities received between 75% and 99% of their goal
- 6 charities were fully funded
- 15% of the total top-up funding was earmarked for gender equity and BIPOC-led charities
GIVEOakville is The Foundation’s online community granting program for local charitable organizations seeking up to $25,000. Following an open call to charities located in the Halton area and specifically serving and supporting Oakville and its residents, The Foundation’s Fundholders and the public are able to support their charities of choice through an online portal.
The Foundation covers all transaction fees meaning 100% of your donation goes directly to the charities of your choice. Tax receipts are also issues for all donations.