Women 4 Change more important now than ever

Over 100 people gathered for breakfast on November 16th to celebrate women’s philanthropy, an annual event hosted by Hamilton Community Foundation’s Women 4 Change initiative.  Read more here.


Do you have a vision to lead in your community?

McMaster Centre for Continuing Education has launched a brand new Leadership in Community Engagement Certificate program. Sign up for the free preview webinar on November 1 and read the press release here.


Creative Arts Fund

HCF announces latest round of Creative Arts Fund grants


The National Vital Signs report is out

Have a look here.


Legacy newsletter Summer 2016

Our latest Legacy newsletter is here.


Attention middle-school teachers!

It’s back-to-school time but don’t forget, there’s less than a month left to apply for our ABACUS Small Grants for Teachers program! Check out what’s available for your projects that encourage student achievement. Download the application and guidelines here. Deadline is October 1st.


HIVEX conference

We’ll be hosting a workshop at Hamilton HIVE’s HIVEX Conference this year! Read more here.


Donor leaves a purrfect legacy to local felines

Read about this remarkable estate donation that will benefit local cats with a $65,000 annual grant….forever


2015-16 annual report

We just released our 2015-16 annual report.  Read the poem that inspired the cover here.


Attention Grade 6, 7 and 8 teachers!

Our new small grants program for teachers offers funding for projects that align with ABACUS!

Get the application form here.  First deadline is October 1, 2016