Impact Investing

Impact Investments are made for more than financial return with a focus on supporting a solution to a social, cultural or environmental issue. Grantmaking is not the only way community foundations can better our communities. There’s another way to make a difference—Impact Investments. These are a flexible financing tool that The Foundation is now providing […]

The Power of a Charitable Fund

Why would I create a Fund instead of giving money directly to the charity? To allow that original donation to grow and give back even more than your original gift to the causes you care about. Learn more about the Fund that’s right for you

A Program Update from Heartache2Hope

Grief Support Programs – Journey now and through COVID. With support from the Women’s Giving Collective, we’ve been able to support the original intentions of our grant.  This included three key elements:  To increase the availability of our Closed Group program – they’ve decreased the waiting list for this service by 40%-50% by providing two […]

Charitable Funds For Families

Whether you’re looking to start a Fund, or build a Fund, we’ve got you covered.   YOUR PASSION – YOUR CHOICE – YOUR FUND We will work with you to find the option that meets both your financial and charitable objectives. The following are our Fund types for you to choose from. Together we can […]

Starting A Fund

When you create a Fund at the Oakville Community Foundation you are becoming part of our community.  By creating a fund with us, you become a voting member of the Foundation! You will be invited to our AGM and help the Foundation make key decisions in how we go about creating a better town for […]