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Donation drives dental care.

More vulnerable people in the UK will be able to access essential pain relieving dental treatment after the dental charity Dentaid was awarded a £6,000 grant. The grant will enable the charity to expand the work of its mobile dental unit which provides...

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Donation drives dental care.

All heart.

A South Warwickshire charity which supports adults with learning disabilities in achieving their goals and leading independent lives has received a funding boost. Heart of England Mencap has been awarded £5,000 from the  Foundation to provide additional...

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All heart.

£4m donation to hit homelessness.

  The Foundation is celebrating an extra-special Christmas present after receiving £4 million from an anonymous donor that will make a huge difference for homeless people in the region. We are sending out a heartfelt thank you after being given a seven-figure...

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£4m donation to hit homelessness.

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.