City of Culture.

City of Culture.

Awaiting details of the Government’s £1.57bn arts sector funding package, Heart of England Community Foundation and Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 have joined forces to provide a much-needed boost to organisations and individual artists across Coventry and...
It felt like a lifeline!

It felt like a lifeline!

Heart Care and Healthy Living received £3,000 from the Coronavirus Resilience Fund; this grant has enabled them to continue to support their members remotely following the closure of their two centres. Heart Care has been working hard during the lockdown to support...
Done things differently.

Done things differently.

After launching the Doing Things Differently Fund, the Foundation has supported a wealth of charities across the region, awarding over £872,000 of funding so far. Following on from the success of the Coronavirus Resilience Fund, this latest designated pot of money is...
It’s given her confidence, ambition and skills.

It’s given her confidence, ambition and skills.

We love hearing how Just Straight Talk have helped people overcome barriers and developed their skills. Living alone with her cat and guinea pig, Clare has zero access to the internet. Before the lockdown she relied heavily on the library for accessing information. On...
Make Good Grow

Make Good Grow

Today we are excited to announce a new partnership with Make Good Grow. Make Good Grow matches skilled volunteers with community groups to tackle high impact projects. Using the Foundation’s connections with local charities and social enterprises, Make Good Grow will...
100 Days of Resilience.

100 Days of Resilience.

It’s now 100 days since the Foundation launched the Coronavirus Resilience Fund. In that time 350 grants have been awarded amounting to more than £1.2m across the West Midlands. We’re so grateful to those who supported our initial appeal, every penny we raised will be...