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It’s just been so uplifting for us all.

Thanks to Coventry Building Society's backing of the Foundation's Coronavirus Resilience Fund, Shine A Light Support Service, who provide support to families affected by cancer, received £2,000 to fund their 'Shiny Hampers of Support'. Shine A Light has lost 80% of...

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It’s just been so uplifting for us all.

Donor Spotlight: gbpartnerships.

In 2019 gbpartnerships joined forces with the Foundation to launch the gbpartnerships Community Fund, forming part of the company's gbpFoundation. Since its launch the gbpFoundation has awarded over £20,000 through the Foundation to groups based within a 10-mile...

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Donor Spotlight: gbpartnerships.

Donor Spotlight: The Wesleyan Foundation.

Launched in 2017 by Wesleyan Assurance and Heart of England Community Foundation, the Wesleyan Foundation has awarded more than £2.8m across the UK.  Adding to the work Wesleyan already did with other charitable organisations, the Wesleyan Foundation has supported...

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Donor Spotlight: The Wesleyan Foundation.

Donor Spotlight: Orbit

The Foundation has worked with Orbit, a leading housing provider, for several years forming a strong relationship which has supported the communities in which Orbit serves. The Orbit Hardship Fund was launched in 2015 and provides support for their tenants,...

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Donor Spotlight: Orbit

Donor Spotlight: Harry Payne Fund.

The Harry Payne Trust was founded in 1939 (as the Harry Payne Trust) by Harry Payne, a Birmingham businessman. He was a man of strong faith – a pacifist who spent some years in prison in the first world war. His business was one of the early models of...

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Donor Spotlight: Harry Payne Fund.

Continued support for Solihull.

The Foundation is pleased to announce another two organisations have been awarded funding from the Solihull Winter Wellbeing and Recovery Fund.  The fund was established at the end of last year in partnership with Solihull Council, to provide money to support local...

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Continued support for Solihull.

I get a warm and fuzzy feeling out of it.

Thanks to a grant of £8,700 awarded in July 2020 from the Wesleyan Foundation, Empower-U's SheWins Project is working with 90 girls ages 12 - 16 providing a range of varied sessions from sports and cookery to self-development and beauty! It’s a cold Saturday...

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I get a warm and fuzzy feeling out of it.

Donor Spotlight: Youell Family Fund.

Alfred Youell MBE, ONZM was a patron of the Foundation between 2002 and 2012. A lifelong philanthropist, local builder and property developer, he contributed significantly to the growth of our Foundation during his life and remains one of our largest donors to...

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Donor Spotlight: Youell Family Fund.