General News

Youth in Philanthropy finds new home with London Youth Advisory Council

Starting in January 2018 London Community Foundation will proudly hand off its Youth in Philanthropy committee to the London Youth Advisory Council (LYAC).

YOU's New Addition provides affordable housing for youth and 'one stop shop' for youth services

For homeless youth seeking supports, the system of service providers can be very difficult to navigate. Many youth do not know where to begin or what is expected of them. Youth Opportunities...

2017 Ivey Unsung Heroes Award

The Ivey Unsung Heroes Award recognizes a volunteer who has strengthened the community in London or Middlesex County. The award recipient will recieve a $2,000 grant to be donated to a charity of his...

Foundation honours local leaders with prestigious Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers

This past summer, London Community Foundation nominated two individuals for the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers in honour of their inspiring volunteer work and community leadership. The Sovereign’s...

Foundation announces over $1 million of innovative grants that will create community-wide change

On Wednesday, November 8th, London Community Foundation unveiled over $1 million in grants while honouring local leaders for their dedication to the community at its Community Vitality Celebration.

Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life help build the next generation of community leaders

Make an impact with a local charity, build long lasting friendships, receive valuable mentorship all while learning more about yourself; this is what London Community Foundation’s Engage! London...

Foundation provides Growing Chefs! with $50,000 line of credit

This year, London Community Foundation provided its first line of credit guarantee in the amount of $50,000 to Growing Chefs! to support their recent plans for expansion. Acting as an emergency fund...

Andrew's legacy lives on: AEDs to be implemented in all schools across the TVDSB

At the age of 15, Andrew Stoddart was a star athlete and a very active youth playing sports such as football, track and field, and soccer. His life was taken suddenly on May 11th, while playing...

2016 Holiday Hours

We'd love to see you this holiday season! Our office schedule is: Friday, December 23, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, December 26, Closed Tuesday, December 27, Closed Wednesday, December 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p...