A year to remember.

A year to remember.

On Thursday 12th October we welcomed over 100 esteemed friends and guests to join us in celebration of our achievements during the last year.  Foundation Live 17 (FL17), showcased 11 of the most amazing projects we’ve supported during the last 12 months. FL17, which...

A year to remember.

On Thursday 12th October we welcomed over 100 esteemed friends and guests to join us in celebration of our achievements during the last year.  Foundation Live 17 (FL17), showcased 11 of the most amazing projects we’ve supported during the last 12 months. FL17, which...

High standards.

Last week, our Foundation received Quality Accreditation Level 4 (QA4), awarded by our affiliated national body UK Community Foundations. The award, which follows a framework closely aligned to Charity Commission recommended standards, reviewed our performance in 11...

Challenging but rewarding times ahead?

Written by Phil Ewing – Chairman This morning it dawned – the realisation that I was now the Chair of a rapidly developing Charity holding assets in excess of £12million, regularly distributing more than £2million in grants and employing 15 people. What had I...

Life’s a beach.

A Sandwell day centre has been able to fund a trip to take elderly people to the beach – some for the first time in their lives – and cope with the rising cost in services thanks to a four-figure grant. Cape Community Day Centre, based in Smethwick, has...