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The very latest news from Heart of England Community Foundation

Fighting talk.

A Birmingham charity will be able to expand its weekly choir session for women battling breast cancer after receiving a four-figure grant. Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer has received £7,000 from the Foundation to support its popular choir. The good cause...

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A Christmas cracker!

Businesses in the West Midlands started their festive celebrations with a bang, putting their knowledge to the test and raising more than £2,000 for community causes. The Foundation hosted its first Christmas quiz at PSA (Peugeot) Group’s headquarters in...

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10k donation boosts hospice.

A charity which cares for people with life-limiting illnesses will continue its vital work over the holidays thanks to a donation the Foundation has awarded. A £10,000 donation was given to The Shakespeare Hospice in Stratford-upon-Avon to help its Hospice...

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Grant award to increase inclusivity.

A Dudley charity running activity sessions for people with disabilities has launched a new group for children with complex needs. Dudley Inclusive Activities has received £1,061 from the Foundation to launch a group for young people who are unable to take...

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Sold out.

We're delighted to announce our Christmas Quiz has officially sold out! The Foundation would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who bought a ticket for the big night! The next installment of our quiz dynasty, kindly sponsored by Quilter Cheviot...

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Theatre? Absolutely.

Coventry is ready to come alive as Theatre Absolute host the UK’s first ever shop front festival! Taking place in March 2018, the highly anticipated two-day spectacle will see some of the UK’s most established and emerging artists execute pop-up...

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Creative confidence.

A Coventry youth charity is set to help people reflect on their life using creative arts thanks to funding from the Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire Fund. Bardsley Youth Project has received £1,291 from the Foundation to host Peaced Together workshops at...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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