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Community Matters for key workers.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the term “key-worker” has never carried such weight. However, the UK’s opinion on which jobs qualify for the title has changed rapidly since the virus halted every-day life. Respect for NHS workers, lorry drivers and supermarket...

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Community Matters for key workers.

Resilience Fund’s first grants.

Following the launch of an urgent appeal last month, Heart of England Community Foundation has awarded over £15,000 from its Coronavirus Resilience Fund in the first week of operation. The Foundation has received almost £230,000 in donations to support local...

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Resilience Fund’s first grants.

Notice to applicants

In light of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Heart of England Community Foundation has taken the difficult decision to suspend their regular grant programmes effective immediately. While social distancing measures remain in place, there is continued uncertainty...

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Notice to applicants

Support for arts and culture.

The Coventry City of Culture Trust is immediately investing in a fund to support individuals and organisations in the arts and cultural sector who are facing urgent pressures caused by loss of work related to the Coronavirus. The Trust has invested £60,000 into the...

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Support for arts and culture.

Coronavirus Resilience Fund Launches.

After launching an urgent appeal last week, Heart of England Community Foundation has received almost £80,000 to support local communities across the region during these unprecedented times. The charity opens its Coronavirus Resilience Fund today, which local...

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Coronavirus Resilience Fund Launches.

Office Closed

Unfortunately due to the coronavirus outbreak all Foundation staff will be working from home. If you need to contact the Foundation the best way is via e-mail: info@heartofenglandcf.co.uk Alternatively, call one of the following staff members: Shamiela Ahmed -...

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Office Closed

Coronavirus Resilience Appeal

Heart of England Community Foundation, the region’s leading supporter of community projects and local charities, has launched an urgent appeal in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. Calling for businesses, or individuals, to pledge their support for a...

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Coronavirus Resilience Appeal

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Heart of England Community Foundation recognises that the covid-19 outbreak is an exceptional event that will have an impact on civil society groups, and want to offer reassurance that we stand shoulder to shoulder with the sector during this time.  We wish to be...

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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

It’s so rewarding working closely with groups.

As part of International Women's Day one of our Grants Officers, Liz Daw, spoke with UKCF about working on the Tampon Tax Community Fund. Liz is the Foundation's lead Grants Officer for the fund and takes great pride in supporting women and girls in the West...

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It’s so rewarding working closely with groups.

Spotlight on the CEO.

Tina Costello, Chief Executive of Heart of England Community Foundation, has always had a passion for making other people’s visions reality. Born and raised in Birmingham, Tina is fiercely proud of her heritage and has long fought for the region to be recognised as...

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Spotlight on the CEO.