Neighbourhood Home Improvement Program

The Neighbourhood Home Improvement Program provides free home repairs to low income families and seniors who own their homes and live in Wards 1 to 5 and Ward 8. You can access information and application forms here.
April 10, 2014

HCF on Cable 14

Terry Cooke talks with Our City’s Martinus Geleynse on what’s new at HCF. Watch it here.
April 1, 2014

Neighbourhood Action Strategy

Learn more in this just-released video.
January 31, 2014

Women 4 Change

Learn more about Women 4 Change here
February 2014

Putting more of our assets to work for good

This primer can help you understand HCF's impact investing portfolio. Read more here.
February 2014

Your community makes you

This new commercial from Community Foundations of Canada features some local talent.
January 31, 2014

Building a Better City

Steve Paikin talked with Terry Cooke and three other community foundation CEOs on TVO’s The Agenda.
January 27, 2014

Willing Wisdom

HCF hosted a public lecture called Willing Wisdom with best-selling author Tom Deans. Watch what he has to say about the most important decision you'll ever make.
January 8, 2014

Legacy - Fall 2013

Latest Legacy is here  Read about First-time Donor's Super Credit and a whole lot more.
October 30, 2013

45 people, 90 seconds, lots of fun

Take a sneak peek behind the scenes at our Annual Report cover shoot here.
June 19, 2013

Welcome to Hamilton Community Foundation

Driving positive change by connecting people, ideas and resources

Hamilton Community Foundation was founded in 1954 as Ontario’s first community foundation.

We drive positive change by:

  • Helping people give in a way that has meaning to them and impact in the community.
  • Supporting all aspects of community life through grants and financing to a wide range of charitable organizations and initiatives.
  • Engaging in community leadership by bringing people together to address priority issues that affect Hamiltonians.


Terry Cooke talks with Women 4 Change
Rotarian John Shea wanted to support his community forever An HCF grant is helping to address teen mental health in Hamilton highschools Terry Cooke talks with Fiona Deller about increasing access to post-secondary See the report on our Hamilton’s Vital Signs website


Charitable Registration Number: 130527427RR0001