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


Terry’s picks

What is President & CEO Terry Cooke reading? You can catch up with his personal top ten articles for the past week here.


Community Foundations: Aligning Investment & Mission

HCF is part of a group of North American community foundations who are forging the way in impact investing.  Hear from our EVP Annette Aquin and other leaders about how this learning circle is helping them to create strategies that will make a difference in their own cities.  Watch it here.