Anne Gloger, on Collective Impact & Community Clean-up Day

As anyone who has been talking to me over the past couple of months knows, I have been deep in thought about complexity, emergence, collective impact and the Storefront model.  I have been struggling with concepts of evaluation and how neighbourhood “backbone” organizations such as ours can use shared measures to articulate impact. It’s been an intense couple of months … Read More

Here’s your chance to turn your great idea into a business

The Storefront, in partnership with ACCESS, is now offering an affordable loan program to individuals with no collateral or solid credit history to start up a business.  Through this program, aspiring entrepreneurs will also have at hand a community of small businesses as well as people that are ready to help.  Bring your idea and see how your business can … Read More

What Has Toronto Done for KGO?

Danzig Street, the scene of the July 16 shooting that left 22 injured and two dead, is in Kingston-Galloway—one of the neighbourhoods designated a “priority” one since 2005. The designation, which grew out of a 2004 report from the United Way called “Poverty by Postal Code”, was intended to put Kingston-Galloway and 12 other neighbourhoods at the front of the … Read More

The Little Community That Could

We are proud to announce the launch of our book The Little Community That Could! Buy your copy today at www.thestorefront.org/ourbook

Community Clean Up Day

Saturday April 21st, 10am-12pm at Giffen Mack 4115 Lawrence Ave East. FREE BBQ! Volunteers call Dip Habib at 647 347 1693 ext 26 to sign up