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Small Charities Week

I was absolutely delighted when I was asked to join the West Midlands Combined Authority’s (WMCA) Social Economy Taskforce earlier this year and if that wasn’t exciting enough, I was humbled to learn that I had been nominated for the Institute of Directors (IOD)...

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Small Charities Week

Teaming up with Keltruck.

A commercial vehicle distributor has presented the Foundation with a £20,000 charity donation at its site in West Bromwich to help fund projects across the West Midlands that encourage young people to make a positive difference in their community. The money will go...

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Teaming up with Keltruck.

ICRD Launched.

Last night, I had the pleasure of attending and presenting at The University of Wolverhampton’s official launch for the new Institute for Community Research and Development. The Institute, headed up by the impressive Professor Laura Caulfield, has already achieved...

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ICRD Launched.

Capital grants programme opens.

  The Foundation has launched a major new capital grants programme to fund projects supporting vulnerable people across the West Midlands – and applicants are now invited to bid for up to £1.35 million. The Building Better Lives programme has launched...

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Capital grants programme opens.

Creative talents to benefit communities.

Young people living in some of the most deprived areas of Coventry are set to be taught new skills to boost their employability and improve their local communities. Imagineer Productions is launching arts cafes in Wood End and Willenhall after receiving £5,000 from...

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Creative talents to benefit communities.

High Sheriff awards £5,000 to local charities.

The High Sheriff of Warwickshire, Mark Davies, rewarded ten local charities for their work in the community during an awards event held at his wonderful home, Admington Hall. Part of the High Sheriff’s duties is to recognise and support charities and...

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High Sheriff awards £5,000 to local charities.

Valuing young and old.

Young people from Nuneaton have been learning new skills as part of an intergenerational community project which has received a funding boost. Values Education for Life has received £1,000 from the Foundation to expand a project which sees young people,...

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Valuing young and old.

Communities Uncovered Launch.

Report highlights challenges facing Black Country and Birmingham communities A report which will help tackle some of the biggest issues facing communities across the Black Country and Birmingham has been officially launched at the University of Wolverhampton....

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Communities Uncovered Launch.

Taking you back in time.

A not for profit organisation in Walsall supporting people living with dementia has received a funding boost. Mindful Gifts CIC, based in Darlaston, has received £1,680 from Heart of England Community Foundation to help cope with the running costs of its shop in...

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Taking you back in time.