Grants and Student Awards

Edith H. Turner Foundation Fund

FINAL REPORTS for 2021-22 grants from the Edith H. Turner Foundation Fund are DUE DECEMBER 1, 2023. A link to the report form has been emailed to all grantees. If you did not receive this link, please contact Tami Henderson at 905.523.5600 x 241, or Thank you.


We are no longer able to accept final reports via email.  Your final report MUST be submitted through the online portal.  To access this form, you will first need to log into your HCF online account through the portal at: The final report form can be found under the ‘Requirements’ tab.

A troubleshooting guide can be found here here.

Please note new application process via online portal. Link and instructions below. Application deadline: September 14, 2023 – 5:00 p.m.

The Edith H. Turner Foundation Fund was established in memory of Edith H. Turner, a lifelong Hamiltonian and only child of Sarah Jane and George A. Turner, a developer in the north east Hamilton. Edith H. Turner died in 1983.

The purpose of the Edith H. Turner Foundation Fund is to assist and provide funds in the fields of education, health, humanities and social development in Hamilton.

Priorities & Criteria

The Edith H. Turner Fund supports evidence-informed programs and services designed to support children/youth; families, adults and seniors in Hamilton who are experiencing marginalization.  Grants are generally one-year in duration and range from $2,000 to $25,000.

The fund is specifically interested in investing in organizations achieving significant impact providing services and programming across the following program areas:

The Foundation will be looking for applications which:

The fund does not support:

Access the online application portal here.  Before you apply, please read the following carefully: