Ways to give

We can help you give to many charities, or just one.
We can help you give once a year, or multiple times a year.
We can help you combine your donations with others, giving and achieving more, together.
We can help you leave a future gift as part of your legacy.

There are many ways that we can help you to achieve your philanthropic vision. You can support your vision by making a donation just as you would to any other charity, or work with us and take your philanthropy to the next level. Learn about the ways of giving here.

Your gateway to philanthropy

Start & Create a fund
Establish your philanthropic legacy without the work and cost of incorporating a private foundation.

Participate in the Women’s Giving Collective
Pool your charitable dollars together with other women in Oakville; help co-create a new approach to philanthropy.

Donate online
Make an online donation now to support our initiatives or to contribute to an existing fund – Credit Card donations


We are pleased to accept cheques – to ensure they are appropriately directed, please ensure all cheques are made payable to The Oakville Community Foundation. Please indicate in the memo, the name of the Fund(s) you wish to support.

Memorial Funds
Honour the life of a loved one through charitable donations in their memory: we make it simple.