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The Hamilton Community Foundation was founded in 1954 as Ontario’s first community foundation. We drive positive change by helping people give in a way that has meaning to them and impact in the community, supporting all aspects of community life through grants and financing to a wide range of charitable organizations and initiatives, and engaging in community leadership by bringing people together to address priority issues that affect Hamiltonians.

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Changed lives. Changed communities.