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14 Jul

CFHN Announces Additional Grant Recipients

Community Foundation of Halton North funds the Bob Rumball Foundation for the Deaf, Milton Transitional Housing and Sensity. The Community Foundation of Halton North is pleased to announce three additional grant recipients for the Emergency Community Support Fund. Bob Rumball Foundation for the Deaf The Bob Rumball Foundation for the Deaf will provide support for virtual and in-person communication for Deaf persons with Developmental disabilities. Currently, many Deaf people with an Intellectual Developmental Disability (IDD) are extremely isolated...

25 Jun

Community Foundation of Halton North announces three more ECSF Grant Recipients

MILTON-HALTON HILLS: The Community Foundation of Halton North is pleased to announce three additional grant recipients for the Emergency Community Support Fund. This week, we are announcing support for STRIDE, The Georgetown Bread Basket and The House of David. STRIDE STRIDE is committed to providing person centered support to empower people living with mental health and/or addiction challenges to gain and maintain meaningful employment. The grant will be used to hire an Intake Specialist.  Hiring an Intake...

18 Jun

Outreach Coordinator Part-time Position at CFHN

Outreach Coordinator 16 Week Placement – approx. 16 hours per week @ $15/hour   July 6, 2020 – October 23, 2020 Working virtually with the Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Halton North, the Outreach Coordinator will be tasked with executing aspects of both the Community Foundation of Halton North’s fundraising plans and communications plans. This will include strategic planning for a signature event to take place later in the year; building on a video marketing initiative, creating...

18 Jun

Announcing our first ECSF Grant Recipients

Community Foundation of Halton North and the Emergency Community Support Fund. The Community Foundation of Halton North is pleased to announce the first of its grant recipients for the Emergency Community Support Fund. This week, we are announcing support for the Milton District Hospital, Community Living North Halton and the Georgetown Hospital Milton District Hospital Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the lives of children and families. Children are affected by the health and economic concerns faced by...

11 Jun

Welcome Darryl, Bill and Lisa

CFHN Board of Directors welcomes three new members. Meet Darryl Demille, Bill Mann and Lisa Raitt. Darryl Demille Darryl Demille sits on the Fund Development Committee as a member of the Board of Directors for the Community Foundation of Halton North. Darryl is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and runs a successful insurance and financial services business in Oakville. Darryl has lived in Milton for over 30 years and coached hockey and baseball in town when his sons were young....

11 Jun

COMMUNITY FUNDING AND COLLABORATION LEAD TO A NEW REFRIGERATED VAN FOR FOOD FOR LIFE

Food for Life is the recipient of a new refrigerated van, as the successful outcome of a community based, collaborative funding approach. This new van will be used across the Halton Region to meet the growing demand for fresh food by expanding safe food deliveries. “We have seen a dramatic rise in the number of people seeking food assistance from Food for Life. We serve approximately 18,500 people monthly and we have seen a staggering 30% increase from...

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...