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Coventry crowned City of Culture.

After a fantastic campaign, involving organisations, businesses and communities across the City, the announcement came live on the BBC's One Show that Coventry had pipped Swansea, Stoke-on-Trent, Sunderland and the town of Paisley to the post in the...

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Coventry crowned City of Culture.

Thanks a billion.

Community Foundations hit the one-billion-pound mark Local charities make up the lifeblood of our communities. They make a daily difference to millions of people. That’s why Community Foundations are proud to announce, on Local Charities Day, that...

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Fighting talk.

A Birmingham charity will be able to expand its weekly choir session for women battling breast cancer after receiving a four-figure grant. Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer has received £7,000 from the Foundation to support its popular choir. The good cause...

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Fighting talk.

A Christmas cracker!

Businesses in the West Midlands started their festive celebrations with a bang, putting their knowledge to the test and raising more than £2,000 for community causes. The Foundation hosted its first Christmas quiz at PSA (Peugeot) Group’s headquarters...

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A Christmas cracker!

10k donation boosts hospice.

A charity which cares for people with life-limiting illnesses will continue its vital work over the holidays thanks to a donation the Foundation has awarded. A £10,000 donation was given to The Shakespeare Hospice in Stratford-upon-Avon to help its...

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10k donation boosts hospice.

Grant award to increase inclusivity.

A Dudley charity running activity sessions for people with disabilities has launched a new group for children with complex needs.   Dudley Inclusive Activities has received £1,061 from the Foundation to launch a group for young people who are...

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Grant award to increase inclusivity.

Space for imagination.

Written by Chris O'Connell - Artistic Director, Theatre Absolute Working as we do at the Shop Front Theatre, we get through a lot of activity! Almost every week someone knocks on our door, or we say yes towards enabling or facilitating a new project in...

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Space for imagination.

Sold out.

We're delighted to announce our Christmas Quiz has officially sold out! The Foundation would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who bought a ticket for the big night! The next installment of our quiz dynasty, kindly sponsored by Quilter Cheviot...

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Sold out.

Theatre? Absolutely.

Coventry is ready to come alive as Theatre Absolute host the UK’s first ever shop front festival! Taking place in March 2018, the highly anticipated two-day spectacle will see some of the UK’s most established and emerging artists execute pop-up...

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Coventry crowned City of Culture.

High Standards

High standards. Last week, our Foundation received Quality Accreditation Level 4 (QA4), awarded by our affiliated national body UK Community Foundations. The award, which follows a framework closely aligned to Charity Commission recommended standards, reviewed our...

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High Standards