An engaged community that is committed to the removal of financial barriers to learning for HWDSB students.

The Hamilton Foundation for Student Success (HFSS) is a registered non-profit charity that raises funds in the private and business communities to help students in need and support schools with funding opportunities to enhance current programming or create new and innovative opportunities for student learning.

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HFSS is Recruiting One Community Member for Board of Directors

Group of people with text: ''call for nominations''Hamilton Foundation for Student Success is currently seeking one (1) Community at Large candidate for the positions of Director, on the Board of Directors.

We are seeking a caring, committed and generous individual to serve as a volunteer on the Board of Directors for the 2022-2025 (3-year term).

Click here to learn more about the role and how to apply. 


Relive Showcase of heARTS 2023

As the curtain closes on a successful Showcase of heARTS, Hamilton Foundation for Student Success (HFSS) and Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) would like to thank and congratulate the student performers, staff, guests and sponsors who contributed to making the evening a success.

As always, the purpose of Showcase of heARTS is to celebrate student talent while raising funds for HWDSB students. HFSS is proud to share that thanks to the generosity of the community, Showcase of heARTS 2023 was able to raise roughly $58,000 for HWDSB students! This money will help fund Student Support Grants, which provide financial assistance to HWDSB students for school-related expenses and basic personal needs.

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