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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.

Grants made from Surviving Winter Fund.

Thanks to the Foundation's Surviving Winter Campaign a project in Sandwell combatting loneliness in south Asian women has been awarded a grant to help it expand. The Aman Group brings together Asian women aged 40 or older with a Pakistani, Indian or Bangladeshi...

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Grants made from Surviving Winter Fund.

It was great fun, we want more!

It’s a bright Monday morning at Tile Hill library and there’s a buzz as families start to arrive.Today’s the second week that Wriggle Dance Theatre have held a workshop at the library. Aimed at children aged 2 – 7 they offer arts-based activities to...

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It was great fun, we want more!

The help and advice they’ve given me is immense.

It’s a bright day in February and we’ve joined Accord – Age Matters and their weekly walking group. Accord – Age Matters are one of the Foundation’s Community Matters partners and work specifically with people over the age of 50 in the Black Country providing a...

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The help and advice they’ve given me is immense.

#CareForMeToo

Today's Young Carers Awareness Day. We work with several groups striving to make a difference in young people's lives, one of those is the Warwickshire Young Carers' Project.They aim to help the lives of young carers in the region by offering free and...

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#CareForMeToo

Volunteer opportunities wanted.

Staff at our largest corporate donor, Wesleyan, are looking to support organisations with their time.Wesleyan are offering one-off volunteering opportunities and will also consider long-term support for larger scale projects.Wesleyan are prepared to...

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Volunteer opportunities wanted.

New partnership with IM Properties.

The Foundation have partnered with IM Properties and are delighted to launch the Peddimore Community Fund.IM Properties has launched a £270,000 community fund to assist local projects surrounding the proposed Peddimore employment park.The Peddimore...

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New partnership with IM Properties.

A new haven.

The Haven Wolverhampton will be able to deliver a Financial Self-Efficacy project to support women in their six refuges, thanks to a grant from Nationwide Community Grants programme, administered by the Heart of England Community Foundation.The Haven Wolverhampton...

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A new haven.