GIVEOakville 2022 Results
The Oakville Community Foundation is pleased to announce that GIVEOakville 2022 raised $686,000 for local impact, thanks to Fundholder and community support.
This past year, GIVEOakville saw a record 68 charitable projects looking for support. Of those projects, 12 received full funding. In addition, 10 projects were allocated top-up funding specifically earmarked to further support BIPOC-led and gender equity organizations.
The campaign supported charities working within seven different causes, including: Arts, Culture & Heritage, Education, Environment & Animal Wellness, Food Security, Health & Wellness, Housing & Shelter and Social Services.
We are grateful for all of your generosity and support— you have truly helped our local charitable organizations fulfill their missions.
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.
Results from GIVEOakville 2021 –
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