Half-million dollar donation supports local pandemic relief efforts

The Paletta family, known for its long and extensive local philanthropy, have announced a donation of $500,000 to support local pandemic relief efforts. Read more here.


COVID-19: Message from Hamilton Public Health on assessment centres

Important information about what you should do if you think you need to be tested for COVID-19 here.


Covid-19: Office closure announcement

Effective Monday, March 16, HCF staff will be working remotely. While our physical office space is closed, please feel free to contact our staff by phone or e-mail as usual. If you had a meeting scheduled here or with any of our team, they will be in contact with you directly to make alternative arrangements.


In Conversation with Hugh Segal

Join us March 4 for an evening with Hugh Segal, former senator and Chief of Staff for two prime ministers. We’ll discuss how to end poverty in Canada with a focus on universal basic income. Read more and register here.


Gentrification in Hamilton: A Vital Signs chat

Join us February 28 for coffee, snacks and a discussion about gentrification and what it means for the city as a whole and for neighbourhoods like Crown Point. Register here.


Investment Readiness Program

The Investment Readiness Program (IRP) is a new funding opportunity for social purpose organizations to help launch, design, measure and scale their organization or project to get ready to access social financing. The deadline for this round is February 10, 2020. Read more here.


Once upon a time in Hamilton: A Vital Signs chat

Join us December 6 for a discussion about the film industry in Hamilton. Details here.


Vital Signs: Mental health and addiction

Join us October 10 for a presentation and panel discuss about new data on mental health and addiction in Hamilton. Register here.


Message to the community regarding violence and hate

Our message to the community regarding the violence at Pride events last month in Hamilton. Read it here.


Vital Signs: Making music in Hamilton

Join us for an early morning Vital Signs chat about the music scene in Hamilton. Terry Cooke hosts musician/artist/author Tom Wilson and musician Kojo Damptey to talk about their experiences in Hamilton’s music industry.  RSVP here.