Grant Story

A momentous year: L'Arche London elevates belonging and inclusivity with the Gathering Place

From Celebrating Canada’s 150th with Doors Open to celebrating 20 years in the community with sugar maple trees and a brand new Gathering Place, L’Arche London has elevated belonging and inclusivity...

Affordable housing meets community

A well-loved restaurant in the city of London will soon be looking at new neighbours. Across the road from Morrissey House is 356 Dundas. For years it was a parking lot, but now it is slowly being...

2017 J. Allyn Taylor Community Service Award

The J. Allyn Taylor Community Service Award is presented to a student who exhibits outstanding service to, and is actively involved in leadership activities in his/her community.

Collaborative launches satellite mental health crisis counselling on local campuses

As identified in the Foundation’s 2016 Vital Signs report, mental health is the single greatest issue facing our community. In particular, there has been an unprecedented increase in youth seeking...

Centre at the Forks Indigenous Legacies Project creates a 'living legacy' for First Nations communities

As we celebrate our country’s 150th anniversary, Canadians across the nation are paying tribute to Indigenous Peoples who came before us – their culture, their history, and their heritage. These...

Adapting Housing First to the Emergency Shelter Context

The reality is, emergency shelters do not tackle the root issues of homelessness. By providing a bed and meals, they are just simply keeping people alive for another day. If we want to address the...

Pathways Project Breaks Down Barriers to Transportation for First Nations Community

For the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, transportation is a critical barrier to improving the quality of life for members of the community. Due to the rural location of the reserve, individuals...

2016 J. Allyn Taylor Community Service Award: Congrats to...

The J. Allyn Taylor Community Service Award recognizes students who exhibit outstanding service and are actively involved in their community. The award pays tribute to Foundation founder, J. Allyn...

Heritage railway brings communities together for Canada’s 150th

Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre celebrated Canada’s 150th with a day filled with railway themed displays, music, vendors and train rides for the community.

Canadian Heroes Build - Carter Work Project and Canada’s 150th

The Canadian Heroes Build - Carter Work Project and Canada’s 150th project engages local community heroes and a diverse group of donors and volunteers to build an affordable home for a local family...