Revitalising Trusts to support local communities 

Revitalising Trusts to support local communities 

Local charities make up the lifeblood of our communities and make a difference to millions of people on a daily basis. The Revitalising Trusts initiative, announced in the Government’s Civil Society strategy, will provide a huge boost to local charities by enabling us...
The best birthday BBQ ever!

The best birthday BBQ ever!

As Chief Executive of the Heart of England Community Foundation it’s important for me to see the impact of the work we do and meet some of the fabulous local organisations we support. And that opportunity certainly arose when I was asked to volunteer at the Birthday...
Coventry University to lead new research for Foundation.

Coventry University to lead new research for Foundation.

In September 2018, a research team from Coventry University, led by Dr. Michael Whelan within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, will lead a new research report commissioned by the Community Foundation. The report, which will present the key challenges faced by...
Inspirational artist tackling mental health.

Inspirational artist tackling mental health.

A 19-year-old from the Black Country who struggles with her mental health is using her artistic talents to help young people recognise their emotions and inspire them to speak out about how they are feeling. Becky Lawley has created a series of postcards which...
Quiz night raises £1,000.

Quiz night raises £1,000.

The Foundation has been gifted with a £1,000 donation thanks to Poppleton & Appleby and Harrison Beale & Owen. Poppleton & Appleby,  a Midlands-based business recovery and insolvency firm, held a quiz night in April which was won by H B & O’s...