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Donor Spotlight: Harry Payne Fund.

Donor Spotlight: Harry Payne Fund.

The Harry Payne Trust was founded in 1939 (as the Harry Payne Trust) by Harry Payne, a Birmingham businessman. He was a man of strong faith – a pacifist who spent some years in prison in the first world war. His business was one of the early models of co-partnership...

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Continued support for Solihull.

Continued support for Solihull.

The Foundation is pleased to announce another two organisations have been awarded funding from the Solihull Winter Wellbeing and Recovery Fund.  The fund was established at the end of last year in partnership with Solihull Council, to provide money to support local...

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I get a warm and fuzzy feeling out of it.

I get a warm and fuzzy feeling out of it.

Thanks to a grant of £8,700 awarded in July 2020 from the Wesleyan Foundation, Empower-U's SHEWins Project is working with 90 girls ages 12 - 16 providing a range of varied sessions from sports and cookery to self-development and beauty! It’s a cold Saturday morning,...

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