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The Heart of England Community Foundation is one of 48 community foundations supporting local communities across the UK. Established in 1995 they were one of four community foundations to be established in that year taking the total at that time to 17 in the United Kingdom.

Starting with a bursary of £3,000 they awarded just five grants in that first year totalling £2,000. Since then they have:

Awarded over £14 million to over 5,800 projects.

Grown their endowment to £7.9 million – a legacy for communities.

They aim is to build a legacy of support that can help to create and maintain thriving communities across Birmingham and the Black Country, Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

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11 December 2017

Coventry has been awarded the title of UK City of Culture 2021, following in the footsteps of Derry/Londonderr...

WE DID IT!

8 December 2017

We did it Coventry!! Last night it was announced that Coventry won the UK City of Culture 2021 title! Today...

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30 October 2017

Last month our free magazine insert ‘The Time is Right’ went out across the city in the Coventry Telegraph...