GIVEOakville has closed for 2023 and will return in November of 2024.

Our 2023 campaign raised $740,000 for 71 LOCAL charities and initiatives.

GIVEOakville is The Foundation’s online community granting program where local charitable organizations can request up to $25,000.

Quick Facts about GIVEOakville:

  • All applicants that meet the GIVEOakville criteria will be included in the GIVEOakville guide to be made public in late Fall.
  • The Foundation covers all transaction fees meaning 100% of donations go directly to your charity.
  • The Foundation provides a funding top-up to organizations that received support during the GIVEOakville campaign. This funding will be on a prorated basis and only provided to organizations that do not receive full funding during the campaign.
  • A percentage of the Foundation’s top up will be allocated to support organizations with a mandate to serve gender-equity communities and racialized communities led by those they serve.

Results from GIVEOakville 2022

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.

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