Grant Story

Homes 4 Women: A Housing First Approach Adapted for Women

Whether you know it or not, Homelessness is a significant issue in London and across Canada. Oftentimes we underestimate how quickly a series of events can lead an individual to utter homelessness;...

Lutheran Social Services gives Community Vitality grants a funding boost

Thanks to a few generous grants from Lutheran Social Services (London), three groups will receive a boost in funding for their Community Vitality initiatives. El Sistema Aeolian, Right to Play and...

Beryl Ivey’s fund helps naturalize Euston Park Woods

By Mary Ann Colihan London’s Euston Park is a gem in the making but was once the site of a municipal landfill. Tucked back into a neighbourhood west of Wharncliffe Rd. at the intersection of Rachel...

Talk With Your Hands

That’s exactly what a group of youth from the Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre (CNRC) Annex After School Program are doing thanks to a $1000 Acorn Fund for Youth grant issued last year. After...

East Village Animal Hospital: keeping furry friends close to their companions

For many individuals, pets are valued members of their families. Offering companionship, warmth, and a sense of security, pets can be integral to our well-being and happiness. There is no doubt that...

Community Change one Neighbourhood at a time: The Neighbourgood Guide

Do you ever wish you had more power to make small but meaningful changes in your community? We all want more bike lanes, more walkable streets and easier access to public transportation. However, the...

Striving for an "A": Innovation in Watershed Stewardship

According to Statistics Canada, over the past several years we have seen a great population gain in rural regions; most of those gains being made in areas adjacent to cities. London/Middlesex County...

Original Kids Theatre Company Gets $8,750 Funding Boost From Ontario Endowment for Children and Youth in Recreation Fund

Original Kids Theatre Company will get an $8,750 funding boost from the Ontario Endowment for Children and Youth in Recreation Fund. A Field of Interest Fund aimed at funding programs that will...

London Endowment for Heritage Grants $18,800 into the Community for Historical Projects

Intended to fund projects that aim to preserve historical sites or culturally significant artifacts in the London region, the London Endowment for Heritage Fund has recently made grants to the Museum...

El Sistema Aeolian: Creating Social Change with Music Education

Living in a low income household can sometimes have a negative impact on a child’s future outcomes or opportunities. Unsupervised time after school can lead to risky behaviour such as drug use or...