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Syria Fashion, coming to a city near you.

A Syrian family who fled their home country from civil war is now close to opening their own business in Wolverhampton thanks to the help of a refugee charity who received financial report from the Foundation's Community Matters programme. Ahmed and...

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Syria Fashion, coming to a city near you.

Job club making a difference.

Walsall College (WACC) is part of the Foundation’s BBO Community Matters programme, the programme funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, aims to help people into employment in the Black Country. When Angela’s mother was placed in care, she found...

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Job club making a difference.

Coventry kids bring the culture!

The stage was set in the Tin Music and Arts Centre, lodged in Coventry’s famous canal basin, Thursday 21 March saw Aptitude Youth Work host ‘The Mix Music Live’.Showcasing a heap of musical talent, and successfully switching genres, there was something...

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Coventry kids bring the culture!

I’d love to be able to go into mechanics.

When Simon Rée struck up a conversation with the Coventry Transport Museum his luck was in, they donated a car to the Bardsley Youth Project.Bardsley Youth Project were awarded £5,000 from the Jumping Through Hoops Youth Fund to run ‘The Car...

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I’d love to be able to go into mechanics.

International Women’s Day 2019!

On International Women’s Day 2019 we’d like to shine a light on some of the great organisations, and some of the great women, we’ve worked with recently. The day is a brilliant opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements!Warwickshire Young Carers help...

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International Women’s Day 2019!

Rainier Developments to help distribute £3.5m

A Midlands property firm is to play a key role in helping distribute £3.5 million pounds donated to help vulnerable adults across the region.Richard Mees, the managing director of land and development company Rainier Developments, is part of an expert...

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Rainier Developments to help distribute £3.5m

700,000 reasons why.

The Foundation needs your help after a funding round this year was oversubscribed by more than £700,000. The Foundation awarded £162,076 to 20 organisations through the Tampon Tax Community Fund, a nationwide programme which provides grants to projects...

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700,000 reasons why.

Just Straight Successes.

Just Straight Talk (JST) are part of the Foundation’s Community Matters programme which aims to break down the barriers of employment in the Black Country. JST supports people by providing the practical help and motivation needed to turn their lives...

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Just Straight Successes.

Street smarts.

Thanks to the Foundation's partnership with Wesleyan Assurance a charity in Sheffield has been awarded £2,000 to help continue their fine work. Sheffield Street Pastors patrol the city’s streets on Friday and Saturday nights in a bid to keep members of...

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Street smarts.