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Dec 07, 2016

Celebrating CIBC Miracle Day

Every year on the first Wednesday in December, CIBC’s Capital Markets team and CIBC Wood Gundy Investment Advisors donate their fees and commissions...
Nov 29, 2016

Celebrate #GivingTuesday!

Give back to the community that gives so much to you on this global day of giving.
Oct 28, 2016

Transformational Change Starts with a Vital Conversation

“Our community is only as strong as our most vulnerable person.” - Susan Macphail, My Sisters’ Place, Canadian Mental Health Association Middlesex...
Jul 08, 2016

Finding our family groove through giving

Starting my new role at London Community Foundation felt like the perfect time to set in motion something I’ve been thinking about for a long time:...
Jun 10, 2016

Back to the….One River? Springbank Dam Environmental Assessment

The City of London has voted to combine the Springbank Dam Environmental Assessment with Back to the River, calling it the “One River” plan. With the...
May 03, 2016

Legacy Giving: The Gift of a Lifetime

I was compelled to write this after hearing about one of my favorite artists’ passing, Prince.  I was completely shocked and crushed when I...
Apr 13, 2016

Thank you to our volunteers!

Volunteers are the roots of strong communities. Just like roots are essential for trees to bloom, volunteers are essential for communities to bloom....
Mar 01, 2016

City commits to Back to the River

On Thursday, February 25th London’s city council made a decision that will transform the future of our city. The City’s decision to embrace Back to...
Feb 09, 2016

Tips for writing a successful grant proposal

It’s easy to assume others know what you know. I was reminded of this recently as a panelist at a Grant Writing Workshop presented by Kovacs Group...
Feb 04, 2016

Mentoring the next generation

Shelly and Bob Siskind inspire London’s next-gen community builders to get engaged   Engage! London is a program for young professionals in our...