J. Allyn Taylor Community Service Award


London Community Foundation accepted J. Allyn Taylor Community Service Award nominations from January 8, 2018 until the extended deadline of March 6, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. Thank you to all of the nominators. The award decision is scheduled to be complete by mid June 2018.

 Preview the 2018 nomination form 

Please note that you will not able to save and return to the online nomination submission form, so proceed to that step when you are confident in your responses to the questions. We strongly advise that you use the preview form above to develop your award nomination responses to the questions prior to commencing the online nomination submission.

When you are ready to begin your online submission, please go to this link to access the nomination form:


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.

Nominees must be grade ten or eleven students attending a school located in London or Middlesex County, ON within a publicly funded school board.

The award recipient will receive a certificate accompanied by a $2,000 award to be distributed as follows:

  • $500 to the recipient's charity of choice; and
  • $1,500 to a Canadian post-secondary institution for the recipient's education.

Award Selection Process: The Youth in Philanthropy Committee will assess each nomination, select nominees to interview and then choose the recipient.

Award Presentation: At the Foundation's Community Vitality Celebration on Wednesday November 7, 2018.

Past Award Honourees

2017 Raghad Elniwairi

2016 Majd Radhaa

2015 Victoria Goldsack, Winner / Chantal Belleville, Runner-up

2014 Ghadeir Madlol, Winner | Curtis Hiscox, Runner-Up

2013 Tahwila Husaini

2012 Yafet Gebremariam

2011 Samantha Barrett

2010 Celina Pande

2009 Brianna Billing         

2008 Alice Mgiri

2007Jamie Shields

2006 Sarah Craik

2005 Mathew Saraiva

2004 Lauren Ashby

2003 Katie McLinchey

2002 Nana Yanful

2001 Dianne Oliphant