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.

(re)Imagining the NAS Recommendations

(re)Imagining the NAS, a review of the Neighbourhood Action Strategy, launched its report and recommendations this week. The report follows almost 2 years of work. To read the report, check it out here.

Vital Signs: We want your feedback!

We hope you had a chance to read the 2018 Vital Signs report May 30 in the Hamilton Spectator. We’d love to hear your thoughts on the report and how you plan to use it.  Click here to give us feedback; here if you would like to read the report online.