president & Chief Executive Officer

Martha Powell

As President and Chief Executive Officer of London Community Foundation, Martha oversees over $80 million in assets and granting in excess of $3.4 million annually. She works with donors, allied professionals and volunteers to further the mission of London Community Foundation in building community capacity, convening, and developing philanthropic leadership.

Martha has worked exclusively in the non-profit sector for over 25 years, specifically in education, health care and community development. Her areas of expertise include endowment building, capital and major gift campaigns, stewardship, strategic granting and program evaluation.

Having begun her career in the non-profit sector as a volunteer, she continues to volunteer in her spare time today. She currently sits as a co-chair on the new Mayor’s Economic Council.

Martha is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program at the Richard Ivey School of Business. Accelerating Management Talent is an intensive and comprehensive learning experience specifically developed for leadership development.


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