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One community. Many ways to give.

Anyone can be a philanthropist. You don’t need wealth and it doesn’t have to be complicated. Giving through Hamilton Community Foundation is simple: we provide the flexibility and knowledge to help you make the difference you want to make.

Donate to Hamilton Community Foundation

When you donate to HCF, you join many others in supporting a wide range of our community’s needs.

Together, we can work to address the community issues you care most deeply about.

Whatever your charitable goals, we make it easy for you. We work with individuals, corporations and professional advisors from all across our community looking to make a difference themselves, through their company or with their clients.

Are your donations making the impact you want them to make?

Hamilton Community Foundation helps you ensure your donations achieve what you want them to.  Our community knowledge combined with a range of flexible giving options make charitable giving easy and effective.  Read more about the resources available to you.

Are you interested in addressing Hamilton’s greatest needs?

The Community Fund’s focus is charities addressing Hamilton’s greatest needs including education, poverty reduction and strengthening neighbourhoods. You can also support the arts and environment. Donations of any size are welcome.  Learn more about the impact your donation can have.

Is your client interested in giving?

Lawyers, accountants, financial advisors and insurance professionals call on HCF to help clients with their philanthropy. We provide flexible giving vehicles and work with your individual, family and business clients to develop their philanthropic plans. Are you thinking of referring a client? Read more.

Would you like to give with others who share your interests?

Some donors work together to increase the impact of their giving.  The Foundation has collective giving opportunities that focus on women and children as well as other issues and groups.  Learn more.

What services are available for your private foundation?

You may have set up or are considering a private foundation to fulfill your charitable goals. However, priorities and family circumstances can change over time. At HCF we have a variety of options and services to help. Read more.

Are you looking to simplify your company’s giving?

Many Hamilton companies are committed to making this city even better. HCF has a variety of flexible solutions to help streamline giving programs and maximize impact.
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