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The very latest news from Heart of England Community Foundation

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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Q1 sees Birmingham awarded £99k.

The Foundation has awarded almost £100,000 to charities and community groups across Birmingham within the first quarter of the financial year. One of those to receive a grant was Aquarius Action Projects, a charity that helps people overcome the harms...

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Christmas Quiz.

29 November 2017 - The Big Quiz!   Following the success of our charity quiz in April which raised a fantastic £2,000, we're very excited to bring you the next installment of our quiz dynasty this November. With all of its usual razzmatazz, we welcome you to join...

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Streets ahead.

The Foundation recently hosted a dinner discussion with the Mayor of the West Midlands Combined Authority, Dr Andy Street CBE. Former Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, now a trustee of Heart of England Community Foundation, Sir Dominic Cadbury,...

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Leading businessman takes up presidency.

Lord-Lieutenant of the West Midlands, John Crabtree OBE, has been welcomed as a new president of the Heart of England Community Foundation. Until 2003, John was senior partner of Birmingham-based solicitors Wragge & Co, now Gowling WLG, and is a former...

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CAP ups the ante.

A Coventry charity which supports people in serious financial difficulties has received a grant to help pay for a new member of staff as it struggles to cope with the growing number of city residents needing help with chronic debt. Christians Against...

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Leaps and bounds.

A charity which supports people in Warwickshire living with additional needs has launched a new social enterprise project to give adults the opportunity to learn new skills and raise awareness of disability in the community.   ILEAP has launched a...

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