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Branding expert added to Board.

The Foundation are looking at enhancing its reputation after appointing a branding expert to its Board of Trustees. Naeem Alvi has joined the  Foundation’s Board after being headhunted by current Trustee Liz McKenzie. Naeem will look to enhance the Charity’s...

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Branding expert added to Board.

We’re always adapting.

It’s a miserable day in August but that hasn’t stopped parents and children flocking to the Hope Centre. Although not directly funded through the Foundation, the Hope Community Project, has received funding from Feeding Britain – who in-turn were awarded a £5,000...

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We’re always adapting.

Time Out are upbeat!

We were delighted when we found out BBC Coventry & Warwickshire wanted to feature one of our recent grant recipients, Time Out, on their ‘Upbeat with Sandra Godley’ show!   The radio programme showcases inspirational people and feel-good stories from...

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Time Out are upbeat!

An interview with Nyasha, iDENT.

Following a grant of £5,000 from the Foundation’s Coventry City of Culture Fund the city’s first even iDENT Festival, which was hosted at Warwick Arts Centre, was able to take place! We caught up with the event’s organiser, Nyasha Pitt, who reflected on the...

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An interview with Nyasha, iDENT.

Wheels keep on turning.

The Foundation will continue to grow thanks to the support of a leading car manufacturer. Groupe PSA, which owns the Peugeot, Citroen, DS and, more recently, Vauxhall vehicle brands, has welcomed the Heart of England Community Foundation back into its office at...

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Wheels keep on turning.

Celebrating black culture in Coventry.

The Foundation have supported an entrepreneur from Coventry, with a grant of £5,000 from the Coventry UK City of Culture Fund, which has helped create a festival celebrating black culture. The free event is open to all and will be held at Warwick Arts Centre on...

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Celebrating black culture in Coventry.

The start of something great.

The Foundation are delighted to have joined forces with gbpartnerships and will soon be launching the gbpartnerships Community Fund, forming part of the company's gbpfoundation. The Birmingham based, property development company was established in 2001 and has...

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The start of something great.

Anonymous donor strikes again.

The Foundation were stunned by the further generosity of an anonymous donor after we received a gift of £1,584.094. The donor has been so impressed with how their original donation of £4 million has been used they decided to gift us with an unrestricted donation!...

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Anonymous donor strikes again.

Awards aplenty.

Access to Business, one of our Community Matters partners, have been recognised as a Disability Confident Leader after demonstrating confidence in recruiting, retaining and developing disabled staff. The charity, based in Wolverhampton, supports local people into...

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Awards aplenty.