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Weaving a rich tapestry of life.

‘A Bigger Weave’ were awarded a grant of £4,000 from the Foundation’s Coventry UK City of Culture Fund to help connect communities and get them actively involved in an art project.The ‘travelling show’ has been seen around different locations in the...

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Weaving a rich tapestry of life.

I’ve fallen in love with it.

In March the Foundation had the honour of attending Underground Lights’ first public performance.Underground Lights is an independent community theatre organisation run for adults experiencing social disadvantage, homelessness and/or mental health...

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I’ve fallen in love with it.

I was so inspired by their story.

There’s heaps of potential within Friar Park Millennium Centre, but who’s going to harness it?We met centre manager, Anam Choudhary, outside the Friar Park Centre in Wednesbury:“This is it, there’s a lot of space. We’ve a lot of vacant offices and...

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I was so inspired by their story.

We’ve Moved!

As of today, we’re now housed in PSA’s Coventry headquarters. Our new address is: Heart of England Community Foundationc/o PSA GroupPinley House2 Sunbeam WayCoventryCV3 1ND We look forward to hearing from...

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We’ve Moved!

Basketball team nets funding.

The Leicester Warriors, a community-led basketball club that aims to increase sports participation in the city, has secured £3,000 in funding from the Wesleyan Foundation.The Wesleyan Foundation is managed by the Heart of England Community Foundation....

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Basketball team nets funding.

Syria Fashion, coming to a city near you.

A Syrian family who fled their home country from civil war is now close to opening their own business in Wolverhampton thanks to the help of a refugee charity who received financial report from the Foundation's Community Matters programme. Ahmed and...

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Syria Fashion, coming to a city near you.

Job club making a difference.

Walsall College (WACC) is part of the Foundation’s BBO Community Matters programme, the programme funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, aims to help people into employment in the Black Country. When Angela’s mother was placed in care, she found...

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Job club making a difference.

Coventry kids bring the culture!

The stage was set in the Tin Music and Arts Centre, lodged in Coventry’s famous canal basin, Thursday 21 March saw Aptitude Youth Work host ‘The Mix Music Live’.Showcasing a heap of musical talent, and successfully switching genres, there was something...

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Coventry kids bring the culture!