Grant Story

Crazy about Mental Health

The volume of mental health calls/investigations that London Police respond to increased by 12% from 1,411 calls in 2005 to 1,574 in 2009.

Youth in Philanthropy Committee Chooses 2012 Grant Recipients

Some of the best experts on youth are young people themselves. Wise beyond their years, the London Community Foundation’s Youth in Philanthropy committee is the next generation of philanthropists....

Revitalizing London's Old East Village

Old East Village has a rich history of making significant contributions to the London community.

An integrated response to child and youth mental health needs

Tanya Kelly and Dr. Shannon Stewart receiving a $100,000 grant, on behalf of VOC

The Volunteer Organization of CPRI was one of five organizations in 2012 to receive a grant from the London Community Foundation through the Community Vitality Grant Program. VOCPRI received $100,000...

Good Grief Resource Centre Receives Grant

Good Grief Resource Centre

Everyone, including young children, goes through grief after a loss. This process is a natural part of human life and emotional development.  When Nancy and Steve Tilk lost their almost nine...

Crockett Takes Home 2012 Ivey Award for Environmental Excellence

Ivey Award Recipient David Crockett

Congratulations to David Crockett, recipient of the 2012 Ivey Award for Environmental Excellence. Shown at right in photo courtesy of Bookmark Photography (from left to right): Martha Powell,...

Fundraiser uses Vital People Grant to strengthen social media skill set


Fundraising is more than a career for Shelley, it is a calling. Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario is the regional voice of 9,000 people and their families living with Parkinson’s and its purpose...

Interest in just and humane responses to crime leads to masters degree in criminology and criminal justice


Taghrid Hussain and her husband immigrated to Canada from Iraq in 2002, seeking a safe country and a better future for their children. Having to leave everything behind and establish a new life in a...

Vital People Grant Helps St. John Pursue Career Goals

Nicole St. John's positive approach, creative thinking and zest for life fuel her passion to strengthen her community through work and play. 

Langley's love of horses, teaching and serving people leads her to a career fit


Janine Langley is passionate about three things: equestrian sport, teaching, and serving people with special needs.  It is through these interests that she finds fulfillment in her role as Head...