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What is it like to Grow Up in Our Communities?

Overall it looks like childhood in the communities of Oakville and North Halton is a positive experience.


New Children’s Aid Society (HCAS) House partly funded by Oakville Community Foundation

A new home is being added to the Halton Children’s Aid Society’s (HCAS) roster thanks to a trilateral impact investment by the community foundations of Oakville, Hamilton and Burlington.

Cultural Appropriation

What is Appropriate & What is Appropriation – A Panel Discussion

The next in a series of vital conversations and in response to the calls for action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, The Partnership for Truth & Reconciliation in Oakville is presenting a panel discussion ...

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“Belonging in a Community of Contrasts” Report Released

The Oakville Community Foundation’s latest report, “Belonging in a Community of Contrasts”, a continuation of the work of their Creating Vital Solutions,

Oakville Community Foundation

Oakville Community Foundation announces two community‐wide programs

At its Vital Community Event on October 25, 2017, the Oakville Community Foundation announced two significant community‐wide programs beginning in 2018:

Newcomer Children

Fostering Belonging Among Newcomer Children

Belonging: it’s a basic human need. Newcomer children all arrive in Canada with challenges related to the adjustments they must make to their new country

Vital Community Event

Vital Community Event: A Celebration of Arts and Belonging

Do you feel like you belong in your community? Where do you feel the strongest connection, and where do you feel most disconnected? These were just a few of the questions we asked thousands of ...

Oakville seniors

Providing Oakville Seniors with Healthy Choices

One of the collaborative projects funded by the Oakville Community Foundation is well underway and helping Oakville seniors in the community.

Combating Hate, Advancing Inclusion in Oakville

The Oakville Community Foundation (The Foundation) is excited to be part of Combating Hate, Advancing Inclusion. A National initiative of the Michaëlle Jean Foundation,  the Vancouver Foundation and the Silk Road Institute launched a Canada-wide ...

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“Sense of Belonging” Survey asks “How do you belong in Oakville?”

The Oakville Community Foundation launches the Sense of Belonging Survey on May 23, 2017 in partnership with the Town of Oakville and the YMCA of Oakville. This quick and easy survey’s goal is to understand how citizens ...

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