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We are a charity that raises money to fund and develop local community activity across the West Midlands & Warwickshire.


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Meet the Funder.

Meet the Funder.

Foundation CEO, Tina Costello, spoke to Fundraising Magazine's Val Cipriani about empowering local organisations and upscaling grantmaking during coronavirus. Heart of England Community Foundation was established over 25 years ago on 14 February 1995. Our main...

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It cheered me up no end.

It cheered me up no end.

The Real Junk Food Project (TRJFP), run from the Gatis Community Space, were awarded £3,000 from the Foundation’s Coronavirus Resilience Fund. The funding has allowed them to purchase a new van which will help them continue collecting ‘waste’ food that's distributed...

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Coronavirus Resilience Fund passes £1m

Coronavirus Resilience Fund passes £1m

The Coronavirus Resilience Fund was launched on 23rd March, ensuring that money was available to support the vital services needing help during these unprecedented times and it's now awarded more than £1,000,000 to grassroots organisations across the West Midlands! As...

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Unfortunately due to the coronavirus outbreak all Foundation staff will be working from home.

Our main office number is open (024 7688 4434) if you need to contact the Foundation or e-mail: info@heartofenglandcf.co.uk

Alternatively, call one of the following staff members:

Shamiela Ahmed – Operations Manager: 07394 567083
Aaron Greaves – Marketing & Comms Exec: 07394 567084

Our operating hours are: 
Mon - Thurs: 9:00 - 17:00
Fri: 9:00 - 16:00 

We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.