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Donor Spotlight: Youell Family Fund.

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 date....

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Fundraising made easy for 2021.

Fundraising made easy for 2021.

Fundraising was tough in 2020 so here’s one simple thing you can do to make it easier in 2021 – make sure your organisation is registered with easyfundraising. The Foundation partnered with easyfundraising to help organisations fundraise with ease! By simply signing...

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Foundation & SMBC make first awards.

Foundation & SMBC make first awards.

The first two grants from the Solihull Winter Wellbeing & Recovery Fund were awarded last week by the Foundation to two local organisations. The grants, which will hopefully be the first in a series of many, were awarded to Happy Mamas Solihull and Balsall Common...

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