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Q1 sees Birmingham awarded £99k.

The Foundation has awarded almost £100,000 to charities and community groups across Birmingham within the first quarter of the financial year. One of those to receive a grant was Aquarius Action Projects, a charity that helps people overcome the harms...

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What a difference a day makes.

Written by Paulette Suban - Support Manager at Cape Community Day Centre, Smethwick At Cape Community Day Centre we provide services for elderly people, predominantly with an Afro-Caribbean background. We currently have around 35 clients who visit the...

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Christmas Quiz.

29 November 2017 - The Big Quiz!   Following the success of our charity quiz in April which raised a fantastic £2,000, we're very excited to bring you the next installment of our quiz dynasty this November. With all of its usual razzmatazz, we welcome you to...

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Streets ahead.

The Foundation recently hosted a dinner discussion with the Mayor of the West Midlands Combined Authority, Dr Andy Street CBE. Former Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, now a trustee of Heart of England Community Foundation, Sir Dominic...

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Leading businessman takes up presidency.

Lord-Lieutenant of the West Midlands, John Crabtree OBE, has been welcomed as a new president of the Heart of England Community Foundation. Until 2003, John was senior partner of Birmingham-based solicitors Wragge & Co, now Gowling WLG, and is a...

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CAP ups the ante.

A Coventry charity which supports people in serious financial difficulties has received a grant to help pay for a new member of staff as it struggles to cope with the growing number of city residents needing help with chronic debt. Christians Against...

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Leaps and bounds.

A charity which supports people in Warwickshire living with additional needs has launched a new social enterprise project to give adults the opportunity to learn new skills and raise awareness of disability in the community.   ILEAP has launched a...

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Grants to be had.

Written by Aaron Greaves - Communications Officer Last year the Foundation received 810 applications, 55% of these were successful. But what turns an applicant into a grant receiver? We can’t physically fund every grant proposal, but you can give...

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Get active at Sport in the Park.

Foleshill Baptist Church recently received £1,000 from the Harry Payne Fund to run Sport in the Park. Sport in the Park is an annual event held in Coventry, running on Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th August between 12pm – 4pm at Edgwick Park, Foleshill....

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