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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...
Dec 21, 2015

Happy Holidays from London Community Foundation

The holidays are a time to reflect on what we’re grateful for. As 2015 comes to a close we would like to express our gratitude to you for helping us...
Dec 02, 2015

Back to the River: Finding London's Sense of Belonging

What if home isn’t really a place but a state of mind, a sense of belonging, a belief that we are part of a greater story than just some physical...
Nov 24, 2015

What Makes You Happy?

What makes you happy? Is it volunteering for your favourite cause? Helping those in need? Putting a smile on someone else’s face? These things all...
Nov 19, 2015

Give Back for Giving Tuesday!

With the holiday season in full swing, giving back is top of mind. What are you doing to give back to the community that gives so much to you?
Nov 03, 2015

The Ribbon of the Thames; The Heartbeat of our City

We are excited to announce that Civitas and Stantec are the winners of the Back to the River design competition. I feel so proud to have seen this...