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December 22, 2015
Pillar Nonprofit Network is committed to bringing people and organizations together. To help us accomplish these goals, Pillar is excited to announce that for the second year in a row Corporate Training Solutions – Fanshawe and Western Continuing Studies are our 2016 Professional Development Sponsors. Pillar is instrumental in developing and supporting London’s nonprofit sector. Through professional development initiatives, networking opportunities, discussion forums and other resources, Pillar helps London nonprofits... Read More
December 1, 2015
On March 12 and 13 Lina Bowden, Social Finance Consultant and Andre Vashist, Social Finance Manager, VERGE represented London and attended the Social Finance Forum at MaRS. Here's what they took away: 1. Ray Muzyka: Canadian investor, Entrepreneur and Physician Guide to Effective Leadership for Social Entrepreneurs Focus - cut through noise, prioritize information and provide clarity. Core values - define success, metrics, who are our key stakeholders? (Investors, investees,... Read More
December 1, 2015
Read David Billson's musings about his experience on Pillar's Board of Directors. "I’m a better community member, better human being, better company manager and stronger strategic thinker precisely because of the time I spent in that volunteer chair." Pillar's call for Directors closes December 18th.Read More
November 27, 2015
The people of London want to see their city grow. So do we. The best way for this to happen is through economic prosperity.Read More
November 2, 2015
Innovation Works, London’s only place intentionally designed to encourage social innovation, has launched London's first-ever community bond. A community bond is an interest-bearing loan that allows participants to align their investments with their values, while enjoying a stable return. This bond, targeting to raise $1 million, will raise funds needed to complete the renovations and provide cost effective capital for the Innovation Works building located at 201 King Street. The... Read More
October 27, 2015
We are grateful to welcome these extraordinary volunteers to the Pillar Nonprofit Network team. Greg and Usha are both helping us to stay on top of our data entry and research, Bianca and Sarah are promoting our members on social media, Abdulla is involved in the VERGE program, Arash will be assisting with London's first Community Bond and Karen is signing up tenants for Innovation Works. Whew! Meet Greg Freisinger... Read More
October 22, 2015
We believe that businesses are key economic and social contributors in London and connecting nonprofit organizations to the business community is our priority.Read More
October 21, 2015
Innovation Works, London’s only place intentionally designed to encourage social innovation, is inviting all Londoner’s to take part in the city’s first-ever community bondRead More
October 14, 2015
The Innovation Works Partners in Good gathered on September 24 to Play, Create and Innovate.Read More
September 28, 2015
Pillar was one voice among many that spoke to the importance of diversity on the Mayor's Poverty Panel.Read More


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