New grants from HCF

More than $156,000 was distributed recently through an open call grant round to support capacity-building, healthy child development, and basic needs . Read the full list of grantees here.

EDI staff education plan request for proposals

We are seeking proposals for implementation of an equity, diversity and inclusions (EDI) staff education plan. View the details here.

McCallum, McBride Fund application deadline extended

The deadline for McCallum, McBride Fund applications has been extended to October 28, 2022 at 5 pm. Read more here.

Social enterprise funding available

Another round of funding is available for social purpose organizations from the Investment Readiness Program. Read more here and apply by November 22. You can also register for an info webinar on October 6 here.

Student bursaries available!

Students can apply for funding from the Chaney-Ensign Bursary Fund. Application deadline is October 1. Read more here.

Major gift announcement

We are honoured to announce a $50 million commitment to Hamilton Community Foundation from the Paletta family. This gift establishes the Pasquale & Anita Paletta Family Fund which will support the family’s charitable interests throughout the Hamilton-Burlington area. Read the full news release here.


Our office requires proof of vaccination for in-person meetings.

Spring 2022 Legacy newsletter

Stories include a new coffeehouse in east Hamilton, LRT community benefits, a cross-border impact investment and more. Read the full newsletter here.

Hamilton Spectator Summer Camp Fund open now

The deadline for applications is coming up April 14 at 5pm. Read more about the fund and apply here.

CHCI Round 2 grants

We’re glad to announce three new projects funded through Canada Healthy Communities Initiative (CHCI). Read more here.