Three Ontario universities receive funding to create Advanced Manufacturing Consortium


Three of the top research-intensive and industrially collaborative universities in Ontario – McMaster University, University of Waterloo and Western University – received $35 million in funding over five years from the Government of Ontario today as part of a $50 million project aimed at combining existing strengths in the heart of Ontario’s manufacturing region to Read More

Donoghue earns Oscar nod for ‘Room’ screenplay


Hollywood’s awards season continues to celebrate Western University honorary degree recipient and former Writer-in-Residence Emma Donoghue. A Londoner, Donoghue, DLitt’13, has been nominated for an Academy Award, in the category of Best Adapted Screenplay, for the page-to-screen adaptation of her acclaimed novel Room. Other nominees in the category include The Big Short, screenplay by Charles Read More

Community Grants Program launch


The City of London is launching the application process for funding from 2017-2019 under the London Community Grants Program. This modernized model is linked to the City’s Strategic Plan, coincides with the multi-year budget timeframe and provides a fair and transparent process to all applicants. All organizations who are interested in receiving municipal funding (operational Read More

LED lighting a bright start to 2016


London is starting 2016 on a bright note, with a cost-effective and progressive LED street light upgrade project. The project will see 9,400 streetlights across the city upgraded to light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures along major roads. The new lighting system is designed to reduce annual electricity consumption by an estimated 52 per cent because LEDs Read More

2016 SPARKS and TreeME community funding


Applications for the 2016 SPARKS! Neighbourhood Matching Fund and TreeME Matching Fund are now being accepted until February 12, 2016. It all begins with a group of neighbours and an exciting idea! Londoners can develop ideas for their neighbourhoods and then apply for funding to initiate, manage and implement their projects. In its sixth year, Read More

Neighbourhood Celebration


This evening, local residents, neighbourhood champions, community organizations, Mayor Matt Brown, Councillors, and City staff will gather once again at a large community event to celebrate the last five years of the London Strengthening Neighbourhoods Strategy (LSNS). The Carousel Room at the Western Fair District will be a hub of activity in a street-style neighbourhood-themed Read More

Hyde Park celebrates end of road construction


Today, the City of London and the Hyde Park Business Association (HPBA) celebrated the completion of construction on Hyde Park Road with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The celebration took place at the end of the Hyde Park Santa Claus parade and included parade organizers, HPBA members, Mayor Matt Brown, and Councillors Josh Morgan and Paul Read More

Home Volunteer Events Jobs About News Donate Membership Programs & Services The Ultimate Challenge: Assessing your Nonprofit’s Financial Sustainability


Event Details Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016- 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Location: London Public Library (Central Branch)- Stevenson & Hunt Room 251 Dundas Street London, Ontario, N6A 6H9 Price: Pillar Member: $55.00 Non-member: $70.00 Special Member Rate: $27.50 Event Description Achieving your organization’s mission depends on your ability to find and effectively utilize the Read More

An Introduction to Prospect Research: Methods and Resources to Target Your Fundraising Asks


Event Details Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016- 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Location: London Public Library (Central Branch)- Stevenson & Hunt Room 251 Dundas Street London, Ontario, N6A 6H9 Price: Pillar Member: $55.00 Non-member: $70.00 Special Member Rate: $27.50 (For member organizations who pay $60 membership fee) Register Here Event Description Join us in this dynamic Read More

Show Me The Money: Effective Proposal Writing


Focusing on the essential elements of a proposal, this workshop will provide participants with strategies for grant writing. By exploring each of the essential elements of a proposal, participants will enhance their grant writing skills and gain new tools and resources to achieve success in their grant writing endeavours. Topics covered include: Where to find Read More