Why is ABACUS important to young Hamiltonians?

Terry explains on the Bill Kelly show.  Listen here.

HCF announces ABACUS: Advancing post-secondary access

Putting more young Hamiltonians on the path to post-secondary education – before they even get to high school – is the focus of the Foundation’s new community leadership initiative.  Read the media release, backgrounder and list of initial grants.

HCF loan fund helps create wildlife corridor

A loan from Hamilton Community Foundation has played a key part in helping to secure and safeguard nearly 100 acres of natural lands in Hamilton’s greenbelt.  “We are thrilled to have been able to play the part of catalyst in securing this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” says President & CEO Terry Cooke.  Read more.

Is Hamilton Canada’s Brooklyn?

HCF’s Terry Cooke was one of four panelists, including the CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce who pondered this question at the recent Ambitious City 2015.  Watch the discussion here.

Giving kids the big picture

An HCF grant will help Hess Street School students share in Colonel Chris Hadfield’s journey around the earth.  Read more.

Legacy Newsletter Fall 2015

Our latest Legacy newsletter is here.

HCF is hiring

Click here to view our posting for the position of Advisor, Philanthropic Services.  Deadline is November 27, 2015.

Vital Signs TV

Terry Cooke discusses findings from HCF’s newest report: Hamilton’s Economic Renaissance: A prosperity unevenly shared with author Sara Mayo and Howard Elliott from The Hamilton Spectator.  Watch it here.


New arts grants

HCF announces first grants from its Creative Arts Fund.  Read the media release and link to the full list of grants here.

Hamilton’s Economic Renaissance: A prosperity unevenly shared

Read the latest Vital Signs report from Hamilton Community Foundation, prepared by the Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton.

Read the media release here.