Hamilton Community Grants Over Six Hundred Thousand

Hamilton Community Foundation today announced new grants totalling $606,817 to local charities.  The grants support a wide range of charities, including the arts, health care, housing, education, the environment and recreation.  The Foundation also announced 43 bursaries totalling over $53,000 that will support Hamilton students to pursue post-secondary education. Read more here.

Future Intended: Activating Hamilton’s Youth

In our latest Future Intended blog, we highlight 5 local programs we support that get young people active. Read more here.

Grants up to $500 available for middle school teachers!

Apply online for funding for projects that enhance student learning. Grants up to $500 are available from our Small Grants for Teachers program.

Future Intended: Teachers’ edition

Check out these five awesome teachers’ projects supported through our Small Grants program in the latest Future Intended blog.

Bursaries available for post-secondary students

Applications are now open for the Chaney-Ensign, Geritol Follies and David Davis Memorial Fund bursaries. For details, eligibility and online application links, click here.

Legacy Newsletter Fall 2018 edition

Our latest Legacy newsletter is out now! Read stories about the Westdale Cinema restoration,  a literacy program with canine reading buddies, a housing program for Indigenous youth and more. Check it out here.



Future Intended: Neighbourhoods leading change

Hamilton’s neighbourhoods are its strength. Click here to read about five projects organized by residents and supported through the Neighbourhood Action Strategy.

2017-18 annual report

We just released our 2017-18 annual report.  Read it here.

Future Intended: #HamiltonVitalSigns

Our 2018 Hamilton Vital Signs report is out now! In this special edition of Future Intended, we highlight some new key Hamilton stats from the report alongside some recent projects we support that relate to the issue. Read more here.

HCF a partner in Green Shield Canada’s Six 4 Six initiative

The Six 4 Six philanthropic initiative provides a total of $6 million to six Canadian communities, including Hamilton, for priority projects related to oral and mental health. Read the full media release here.