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November 9, 2016
TORONTO, November 8, 2016 – Ryerson University is pleased to announce a $500,000 gift from TD to expand the reach and programming of DiverseCity onBoard, an internationally-recognized program of governance training and board-matching to strengthen diversity on the boards of Canadian not-for-profit and public sector organizations. The gift was announced at a celebratory event and panel conversation held last night at Ryerson University.Read More
October 20, 2016
We're excited to welcome two new volunteers to our team.Read More
October 18, 2016
Research report finds that Visible Minorities and Visible Minority women are severely under-represented in leadership positions in London. Read full research report conducted by Western University looking at diversity in leadership in London, Hamilton and Ottawa.Read More
September 23, 2016
We are excited to welcome new staff and volunteers to the Pillar team! Sarah and Liana have come to us from YOU's Youth Job Connection program on short-term contracts (you might recognize Sarah from her internship last summer). They will be supporting Pillar and welcoming Innovation Works guests at the front desk. Kiera is our newest volunteer and will be supporting Innovation Works. Meet Sarah Lehman : I am a... Read More
September 20, 2016
The Old East Village Grocer opened its doors, softly, to begin their social enterprise journey and strengthen their mission to support people with disabilities. ATN Access Inc. worked on the OEV Grocer business plan for almost two years, and exploring ways to finance a startup social enterprise that would support people with disabilities gain employment.Read More
September 20, 2016
London’s growing entrepreneurship sector has just received another big boost; UnLondon Digital Media Association (UnLondon) and Pillar Nonprofit Network (Pillar) are very excited to announce an agreement that will provide shared space access between 121 Studios and Innovation Works.Read More
September 15, 2016
Last night, Dipesh Parmar was awarded the PricewaterhouseCoopers CEO Communities Award, a national award, for his community contributions including his volunteer work at Pillar Nonprofit Network.Read More
August 30, 2016
The finalists for the 10th annual Pillar Community Innovation Awards have now been selected.Read More
August 26, 2016
Imagine a day when organizations whose primary mission is social impact — nonprofits, government agencies, and for-profit enterprises alike — use business plans as their road maps.Read More
August 24, 2016
London Fuse will receive approximately 15 hours of one-on-one consultative support over 9 months as recipient of the 2016 Willy Van Klooster Nonprofit Governance Scholarship.Read More


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