Within Halton, there is economic diversity from community to community. Some school communities and parent councils have a harder time than others raising funds to assist with additional purchases above and beyond core education funding.
Engagement Funds available through the Halton Learning Foundation enable HDSB schools to purchase needed resources and fund educational programs and experiences. This ensures all students have equitable opportunities to develop critical 21st century skills. Annually, HLF supports about 100 programs in schools across Halton in the following key areas: