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Ready, steady, cook!

It could be ready, steady, cook for a local charity thanks to the generosity of a Warwickshire developer. Rainier Developments, based in Henley-in-Arden , recently bought an office building in Coventry which came complete with an industrial kitchen and canteen. The...

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Ready, steady, cook!

I’ve become a better person.

Unknown to many, Sparkbrook is the home to one of the largest canals in Birmingham and, like most of us, enjoys some TLC. That’s where The Feast comes in. The Feast is a charity working with young adults from a variety of backgrounds, helping them to build...

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I’ve become a better person.

Launch of the Tampon Tax Community Fund.

The Heart of England Community Foundation is delighted to be working in partnership with UK Community Foundations to deliver the Tampon Tax Community Fund in the West Midlands.   We will be working with community groups and charities who deliver...

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Launch of the Tampon Tax Community Fund.

Engaging the youth of Coventry.

Following England’s successful summer in Russia now is the perfect time to get involved in the beautiful game! Aptitude Youth Work, based in Coventry, engage with young people in positive life changing projects which can add value to their life experiences, give...

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Engaging the youth of Coventry.

Sleep easy.

The former High Sheriff of Warwickshire, Mark Davies, has rewarded the Leamington Night Shelter for their great work in the community. The organisation has received £500 to help them run their service as the colder months start to creep in. Leamington Night Shelter...

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Sleep easy.

Leeds’ life-changing café

A Leeds café that is staffed by people with Down’s syndrome is changing lives and challenging preconceptions, thanks to The Wesleyan Foundation, which is managed by the Heart of England Community Foundation. The Foundation's Wesleyan Fund distributes grants across...

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Leeds’ life-changing café

Revitalising Trusts to support local communities 

Local charities make up the lifeblood of our communities and make a difference to millions of people on a daily basis. The Revitalising Trusts initiative, announced in the Government’s Civil Society strategy, will provide a huge boost to local charities by enabling...

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Revitalising Trusts to support local communities 

The best birthday BBQ ever!

As Chief Executive of the Heart of England Community Foundation it’s important for me to see the impact of the work we do and meet some of the fabulous local organisations we support. And that opportunity certainly arose when I was asked to volunteer at...

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The best birthday BBQ ever!