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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 –...
Jan 31, 2018

Making the most of our mental health services - Bell #LetsTalk Day 2018

In 2016, we released our Vital Signs report through the lens of mental health, where CMHA London & Middlesex identified mental health as the “...
Dec 20, 2017

Season’s Greetings from London Community Foundation

From everyone at London Community Foundation, we wish you a happy holiday season!
Nov 24, 2017

Show your community some love! Make a gift on Giving Tuesday

Join in on this global day of giving and give back to the community that gives so much to you. For the fifth year in a row, London Community...
Oct 19, 2017

Proposed Tax Reforms and the Giving Season

Are the government’s tax reform plans top of mind for you at the moment? This is a timely topic for charities as well as we head into the giving...
Sep 29, 2017

Reflection: Family raises $50,000 to help improve palliative care

I was so pleased to see the Hermann family’s giving story in the Globe and Mail. This is a perfect example of a family with the foresight to...
Aug 11, 2017

A Year in Review...

Anyone can be a philanthropist (really!). London Community Foundation is YOUR Foundation – created by people like you, for the community, forever.
Jun 23, 2017

Taking a page from CNBC...

I’m feeling reflective these days as I have officially spent four years at London Community Foundation.  With that, I can say that my passion...