HCF boosts the arts

The foundation’s support encouraged the city to make a landmark contribution to arts and culture in Hamilton. Read more.


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Vital Signs TV

Terry talks affordable housing with guests from Indwell and the City of Hamilton, and features the new Rudy Hulst Commons at Main and Kenilworth. Watch it here (link may be available only to cable subscribers)

Vital Signs TV

Terry starts off the new year talking with Karen Craig from Living Rock Hamilton and Erika Morton from the Social Planning and Research Council.  Watch it here (link may be available only to cable subscribers)

Hamilton Community Foundation Announces $1 Million in New Grants

Read the news release here.

Attention: Dougher fund submissions

Due to our office being closed on February 2 because of the weather, the deadline for proposals to the Dougher Fund has been extended to February 3.

Youth-Led Grants

HCF’s Youth Advisory Council invites applications for grants of up to $1,000 to support youth-led community action projects.  Deadline for applications is February 23, 2015.  Click here for guidelines and application.

Vital Signs TV

Terry talks about the Neighbourhood Leadership Institute.  Watch it here.


Terry Cooke and Kitestring’s Chris Farias talked about the importance of closing the digital literacy gap and the #HamOntForever initiative. Watch it here.


To make a tax receiptable donation to this new fund, please click on the Donate Today button at the top of the page.  The fund will appear in the dropdown list.  For more information about the fund and its purpose visit hamontforever.ca