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Leading for Women and Girls: Insights from Cleo Morris

In celebration of International Women's Day, we sat down with Cleo Morris, a dedicated trustee of the Foundation. With a commitment to workplace inclusion and racial activism through her start up, Mission Diverse, Cleo shares insights into her career path, the...

£100,000 grant boosts Wolverhampton’s reuse hub

Community organisations across the West Midlands are beginning to receive vital funding to boost climate action, innovation and environmental sustainability. To drive forward the climate agenda and support local change, the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA)...

£1m Mary Court opens to tackle homelessness in Northfield

A ground-breaking initiative which will provide move-on accommodation for those who have experienced homelessness has been launched in Birmingham. YMCA Heart of England has officially opened Mary Court in Northfield - a transitional housing block consisting of 27...

Embracing New Beginnings: A CEO’s Welcome to 2024

As we begin 2024, I’m hopeful for another successful year in supporting our regional voluntary and community sector. We had much to celebrate last year, not least securing our largest ever programme - the £9 million Inclusive Communities Fund. So, as we welcome...

Festive Period: Office Opening Times

The Community Foundation will be closed over the holiday period for Christmas and New Year to allow our team time to rest and enjoy the festive period with friends and family. Our office will be formally closed after the 21st...

Vacancy: Grants Officer, Nov 2023

Join Us in Making a Difference! Grants Officer - Heart of England Community Foundation Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 per year Contract: Fixed Term - 18 months Location: Coventry - Flexible Working - We will consider flexible...