Blog

May 15, 2018

Humans of LCF - Sherry Groulx

I have been working with people of all ages in the not-for-profit industry for about 25 years. Officially, I am the Executive Director at Kids...
May 11, 2018

Humans of LCF - Jill Wright

I have been a strong supporter of London Community Foundation (LCF) since I first moved to London in 1993. At my first opportunity I began...
May 08, 2018

Humans of LCF - Cara Schmidt and Andrew's Legacy

“I can do anything through Him.” I saw this painting and I knew I had to have it. My faith has helped me change my outlook on life. Every time I read...
Apr 26, 2018

Humans of LCF: Lina Bowden

I have been involved with London Community Foundation for 20 years. Whether it be as a committee or board member, or opening our own family fund,...
Apr 16, 2018

Humans of LCF: Andrew Fleet

In 2008, we launched Growing Chefs! in London, Ontario as a way to connect local chefs, farmers and children, youth and families in our community....
Apr 10, 2018

We’re committing to a better mental health system. Are you?

It feels like there has been a lot of talk in recent years about how our mental health and addictions care system needs to improve.  We’re...
Apr 10, 2018

Humans of LCF: Beth Li

I was born and raised in Beijing, China. Since I was a little girl, my father always taught me, “Wherever you are in the world, however much you have...
Mar 28, 2018

Saying goodbye to a remarkable woman, Lorraine Ivey Shuttleworth

Red currant jelly. That’s one of the things that will always remind me about my time with Lorraine. She loved it. I made sure to bring her a couple...
Feb 27, 2018

Paving the road to social finance leadership with VERGE

With the recent success of VERGE and the Breakthrough Fund launch, you might not know that VERGE is a mere 6 years old. It was 2012 when a small...
Feb 26, 2018

The ability to grant every year, forever – no matter the financial climate.

2017 was a wonderful year for our foundation. Community support was unwavering, incredible grants were made, and our volunteers and staff shone –...