News

27 May

Community Foundation of Halton North announces 2020 Grant Recipients

Six charities, in Acton, Georgetown and Milton say ‘thank you’ to the Community Foundation of Halton North after receiving a grant of $1500 each. Each grant recipient helps ease the challenge of hunger and food security in the north Halton communities. “We have seen a 31% increase in people accessing our food bank over the past few months. This grant will help us to continue to provide a good variety of healthy food options for the people who need assistance,”...

20 May

Over $1,157,000 in funding available

Three Local Halton Based Community Foundations take part in new Emergency Community Support Fund – over $1,157,000 in funding available for charities supporting vulnerable populations May 20, 2020, Oakville:Burlington:Milton: Burlington Foundation, Community Foundation of Halton North and Oakville Community Foundation today announced they will provide over $1,157,000 to support Halton charities responding to COVID-19 as part of a new partnership with Community Foundations of Canada, United Way Centraide Canada and the Canadian Red Cross, funded...

20 May

CFHN activating Emergency Community Support Fund

Community Foundation of Halton North activating Emergency Community Support Fund alongside communities coast to coast to coast  Vulnerable populations across Canada continue to be disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Marginalized groups, youth, children and the elderly, essential workers, and newcomers are just some of the communities that are facing increased challenges right now. Launched on May 19, 2020, the Government of...

01 Apr

Leading Together – Halton Region Charity Support by your Local Community Foundations

March 31, 2020 – Halton, Ontario: Leading together – the Burlington Foundation, Community Foundation of Halton North and Oakville Community Foundation are working together to collaborate, share information on pressing needs, and ensure that our collective knowledge drives strategic funding to those agencies on the frontlines of COVID-19 response across Halton Region. At this unprecedented time when community support and financial resources are greatly needed, your three local Halton community foundations are working together to best serve our respective communities, ensure...

09 Jan

Investment Readiness Program and Upcoming Workshops

What is the Investment Readiness Program (IRP) The Investment Readiness Program (IRP) is a new national initiative funded by the Government of Canada. The Investment Readiness Program will provide time-limited non repayable capital to support a broad range of social purpose organizations (for example, non-profits, charities, co-operatives, hybrid social enterprises, and mission-focused for-profits) in improving their capacity and ability to participate in the social finance...

05 Dec

Desjardins Agent presents $4,000 grant to Community Foundation of Halton North

  Part of Desjardins Insurance GoodSpark Grants Program MILTON – Desjardins Agent Darryl Demille today presented a cheque for $4,000 to the Community Foundation of Halton North (CFHN). The funds were part of the Desjardins GoodSpark Community Grants program, and will be used to support CFHN’s Mental Wellness Fund. CFHN recognizes a gap in funding for mental health issues for residents in Halton Hills and Milton and has established the Mental Wellness Fund.   CFHN’s current priority is on programs that are making an impact on behaviours of children and youth. Desjardins Insurance is providing over...