Welcome to HCF!

We’re pleased to welcome Lissette Nunez Gomez to the team! Lissette joins the Philanthropic Services team and will provide service to a portfolio of diverse donors, grow relationships with a variety of audiences and develop content for stakeholder groups.


Annual report 2020-21

Our latest annual report is out now! Check out grant, donor and impact investment stories along with our community leadership initiatives and latest numbers. View it here.


The Spectator Summer Camp Fund deadline extension

In recognition of recent changes allowing for in-person camping, the deadline for applications has been extended to 5 p.m. on June 15. Read more here.


Welcome to the team!

CA Klassen will be joining Hamilton Community Foundation as Coordinator, Grants & Community Initiatives, effective June 3. In this role, CA will lead our scholarship and bursary program, provide mentorship and direct support to post-secondary students and support the broader work of the Grants & Community Initiatives team.


New Vital Signs report: COVID-19 in Hamilton

Check out the report here and please join us for a panel discussion on Cable 14 (livestream at cable14now.com) on June 3 at 2:30 p.m. Ask your questions before or during the show via email to VitalSigns@hamiltoncommunityfoundation.ca or tweet using #HamiltonVitalSigns


ArcelorMittal Dofasco Corporate Community Investment Fund

Hamilton Community Foundation is administering a granting call on behalf of ArcerlorMittal Dofasco. Deadline is Monday May 17, 5 p.m.. The guidelines and application information can be found here.


Legacy Spring 2021 issue out now

Check out the latest edition of our Legacy newsletter featuring grant stories, a donor spotlight and more. Read it here.


Pandemic Response Fund grant opportunity

Phase 4 opens Monday March 15. Grants will cover meeting basic needs, stabilization, recovery/rebuilding and may address needs of organizations and their clients, and gaps not covered by government relief funding. Deadline: April 6. Read more here.


Canada Healthy Communities Initiative

New funding is available through a new federal government initiative to help create safe and vibrant public spaces, improve mobility options, and provide digital solutions for communities and neighbourhoods in response to COVID-19. Read more here.


Women 4 Change grant opportunity

Women 4 Change invites applications from registered charities (or non-profits with a charitable partner) for grants to support initiatives addressing the pandemic related challenges faced by women and girls in Hamilton. Click here for more information.