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Driving positive change by connecting diverse people, ideas and resources.

Driving positive change by connecting diverse people, ideas and resources.

Creating a vibrant, diverse and inclusive Hamilton

ABACUS

ABACUS focuses on the transitions to and through the middle-school years to increase the likelihood that young Hamiltonians graduate high school and access post-secondary opportunities. 

Annual Report

Read how HCF is having impact today across Hamilton

Vital Signs

Hamilton’s Vital Signs is a resource to help us understand our city over time; the more we understand, the better our effort to help it thrive.

News & Events


December 5, 2022

Community Services Recovery Fund launches Jan 6

This is a $400 million federal investment to support charities and non-profits as they focus on how to adapt their organizations for pandemic recovery. Take a look at these resources to get you going, and follow us on social media for more information.



December 2, 2022

Mapping student success

We’re excited to be part of the Community Research Partnership, a collaboration aiming for more equitable outcomes for students by connecting data among educational institutions. Read more here.


Read about our Impact

Putting community first

The page requested didn’t exist. Compassion, trust and action are a winning combination. Last winter, Karen Turkstra read a Hamilt…

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PAWS for a cause

The page requested didn’t exist. There’s a saying that pets leave paw prints on our hearts. Unfortunately, the times when the co…

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Mentoring diversity in the arts

The page requested didn’t exist. Red Beti Theatre is helping the next generation of producers find both their voices and their aud…

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Listen, learn, respond

The page requested didn’t exist. This fall, local organizations are receiving grants that touch three key areas of community need….

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Growing community

The page requested didn’t exist. Come play in the dirt! That’s the invitation Hamilton’s kids received from the Children’s G…

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Unchained philanthropy

The page requested didn’t exist. Chris Farias and Jared Lenover celebrated their wedding by setting up a fund at HCF to support or…

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Taking impact to the next level

The page requested didn’t exist. Jim Ray wishes he had found Hamilton Community Foundation sooner. After years of giving to causes…

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Rights and responsibilities

The page requested didn’t exist. Brad is a single dad who lives with his five children in an apartment in east Hamilton. His landl…

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