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12 Feb

The Importance of Unrestricted Giving

An unrestricted gift is critical to almost every charity. What do we mean by an unrestricted gift?  This is a donation that has no designations or restrictions on how, where or when it must be spent.  Unrestricted gifts are used to meet ever-changing community needs and priorities, including those that may not even be known at the time a donor has made a gift. CFHN evaluates all aspects of community well-being – arts and culture, environment, health and social services, youth...

12 Feb

What is a Community Foundation?

We are all familiar with single purpose charities who can explain their mission in one meaningful sentence.  It’s a bit more complex for community foundations! All community foundations can confidently say that we exist to improve the quality of life in our communities, today and forever.  That’s a very general statement, and even if that goal is understood, the next question of “how?” gets more complicated. Community Foundation of Halton North Community Foundation of Halton North (CFHN) is non-profit charitable organization.  CFHN is...

12 Feb

$1.8 million in funding available to transform public spaces in response to COVID-19

The Golden Horseshoe Hub in Southern Ontario announced today they will work together to provide $1,840,190 to transform public spaces in response to COVID-19.  This is part of the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative. The Hub is led by the Oakville Community Foundation and includes: Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation, Brant County Community Foundation, Burlington Foundation, Community Foundation of Halton North, Hamilton Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Mississauga and Niagara Community Foundation. This funding is part of the Government of Canada’s new...

15 Dec

Community Foundation of Halton North announces Round #2 ECSF Grant Recipients

Five charities say ‘thank you’ to the Community Foundation of Halton North after receiving grants from the Community Foundation of Halton North through Round #2 of the Emergency Community Support Fund.  Each grant recipient helps serve a vulnerable population in Milton and Halton Hills adversely impacted by Covid-19. The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on the issue of food security, mental wellness, safety, social inclusion and learning.  Grant recipients include: Canadian Caribbean Association of HaltonCommunity Living North HaltonFood For LifeHouse...

07 Oct

Charities and Community Foundations

The Community Foundation of Halton North invites you to a Zoom Lunch and Learn Charities and Community Foundations Partnerships to help build a legacy Thursday October 22, 2020 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  To RSVP and Receive Zoom information contact: Sue Lawrenson at the Community Foundation of Halton North Email: slawrenson@cfhn.ca Telephone: 905-864-9211 Text: 519-993-0106 ...

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...