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The London Sport Leadership Program is much more than a youth leadership training program. It helps young Londoners secure needed jobs, help schools keep our students engaged, and fill demand for...

Powell Keynote at March CAGP Event

Martha Powell is pleased to be the keynote speaker at the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) next Lunch and Learn Event on Friday March 9th.  CAGP supports philanthropy by fostering...

London Policy Response: Social Assistance Review

Do you want to practically exercise your democratic voice and influence as a participatory citizen to address the issue of economic inequality? Ontario is currently reviewing our Social...

Committee to study tax measures to encourage giving

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance begins a study of charitable giving later this month based on the motion of MP Peter Braid. The study will focus on current and proposed tax...

London Community Foundation Refines Mission and Expands Vision

A new mission and vision statement reflect changes in how the Foundation perceives its role in the new age of philanthropy. The Board of the Community Foundation, together with C.E.O. Martha Powell,...

Featured Community Organization for the Month of November

London Community Foundation was recently recognized as the Mayor's Featured Community Organization.  "We're so pleased to be selected for this honour," says Martha Powell, CEO of the Foundation...

Weak economy not slowing down charitable donations by Canada's wealthiest

By Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press  | November 17, 2011 MONTREAL - The weakened economy may deter some Canadians from making charitable donations as the holiday season approaches,...

Cantell and Reeves Receive Inaugural Vital People Grants

Charitable organizations play a key role in keeping London vibrant, and their effectiveness depends on the talent and dedication of their staff. The vitality and well-being of our city relies on...

Wake Receives Ivey Award for Environmental Excellence

Winifred Wake is known to most people involved in efforts to conserve the natural environment.  After all, she has been championing the preservation of natural areas in and around the city...

The New, The Old, The Different

Announcing Community Foundation Staff Changes. New: Ulyana Kordyuk joins the Foundation to assist with finance and administration. Old: Roxanne McClenaghan returns after her one year leave (…it was a...