Sep 22, 2015

Social Finance: Money for Good

Last Wednesday, September 16th marked the first Social Innovation Exchange of the fall. The Social Innovation Exchange is a gathering for cross-...
Jun 24, 2015

Grassroots initiative creates employment opportunities

What if citizens of London didn’t have to depend on the existing labour market for jobs? What if they could create their own employment opportunities...
Jun 23, 2015

Celebrating National Aboriginal Day

Not only was June 21st a time to celebrate Father’s Day, but also National Aboriginal Day and summer solstice, the longest day of the year. National...
Jun 17, 2015

My Elevate 150 Experience

I would like to thank the London Community Foundation for allowing me to represent my home city, London, at the unforgettable Elevate 150 and...
May 13, 2015

Literacy: at the root of our community's most pressing issues

John* worked at McCormick's as a floor supervisor for almost 30 years. He was respected by his colleagues, earned a good living and supported his...
Apr 01, 2015

Helpful Hints for Grant Proposal Writing

Helpful hints that assist you before writing your application, while writing your application, and after you have written your application. When...
Feb 18, 2015

Collaboration: the key to a vibrant community

“We’re a big small town.” If you’ve lived in London for any length of time, you’ve likely heard the phrase from more than a few of your friends and...
Feb 03, 2015

Beyond strategy: Engage! London teaches how to make a difference

In 2009, when Jodi Simpson asked me to become part of Engage, I was honoured, but a bit puzzled. In the years since my return to London after over a...
Jan 21, 2015

Income inequality: a troubling but growing trend

Income inequality is increasing at a staggering rate. According to a new Oxfam report, half of global wealth is held by 1% of the population! The gap...
Dec 11, 2014

Happy Holidays from London Community Foundation!

On behalf of the staff at London Community Foundation I would like to wish you a happy holiday season and all the best for the New Year!