Oakville Community Foundation

Community Benefit

About Oakville Community Foundation

We can support your desire to leave a gift for charity in your Will which will ensure continued support of local philanthropy in Oakville and the surrounding charitable sector.

How? The Oakville Community Foundation is your local charitable solutions provider.

The Foundation acts as a philanthropic medium, delivering the tools to help you realize your charitable passions. As a charity, we are uniquely positioned to help donors participate in the best way that suits them, both today and tomorrow, in the community and beyond. The Foundation has more than 25 years of leading expertise and, since inception, has granted more than $53 million to support charities locally and beyond.

Our Impact

Donors like Bonnie and Terry Jackson are among some of the people who are part of The Foundation’s ability to create real impact in our community.

Read about how Bonnie and Terry Jackson are using their Fund to inspire generations of local philanthropists.

We help our donors by providing them with research and knowledge to support a wide range of causes, interests and solutions in the community and beyond.

Donors have the flexibility to choose how they want to give and who they want to support, whether that’s with a single charitable donation through our public giving campaign or by creating a short or long-term Fund. Your impact grows with a Charitable Fund, supporting the causes you care about into the future.

In 2020, The Foundation’s granting rose more than 50% compared to 2019, with a total of more than $5.6 million that went to support a wide range of charities and causes.

How your gift will be used

When you leave a gift in your Will to the Oakville Community Foundation, you’re ensuring that the causes you care about will continue to be supported beyond your lifetime. These causes are your choice: you can specify the area in the community or charities you would like your dollars to go towards. Your gift can help you meet both your charitable and financial goals.

Leave a gift to start a new Fund or leave a gift to an already-established Fund; no matter what, your gift will make a difference in the community. Expand your legacy into something that will make a difference in the community for many years to come.

Be sure to visit our Initiatives page to see all of our projects underway with support from our Community of Philanthropists.

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89193 4374 RR0001

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