Grant Story

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

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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

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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

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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...

Executive Director Using Vital People Grant

Chris Harvey is relatively new as executive director at The Boys & Girls Club of London, but he is not new to key leadership and management roles in large organizations.  Chris is using his...

Using communication, education, & persuasion to manage organizational change

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Michelle Edwards has been working in Children’s Mental Health since 2003. In her role as program supervisor she ensures Craigwoods clients receive an excellent level of service that enhances...

Love is Louder

Love is Louder

With the help of a $1,000 Vital Schools grant, Jeff Andrews and Frietzen Kenter are bringing the international “Love is Louder” campaign to their school and community in Dorchester,...