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

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