Success Stories

Our success stories highlight the various ways in which local people in Coventry are giving their time, skills and resources to support local good causes. If you have a success story you’d like to share, then please contact the team on Email: or Tel: 024 7622 0381.

Friday, 7th July 2017

In March 2017 we announced that 9 local voluntary and community groups had successfully secured funding through the Coventry 4 Good grants scheme. Lets see how some of the groups spent the funds:

Timeout Counselling

Timeout Counselling are a gender and sexual diversity specialist counselling service. They used the Coventry 4 good grant to send two counsellors on Pink Therapy training in June, to allow them growth in their training. Both of their counsellors found the training helped to solidify their knowledge and comfort with counselling in gender and sexual diversity. 

One counsellor said ofmore

Friday, 17th March 2017

Voluntary Action Coventry is delighted to announce that 9 Coventry based voluntary groups have benefitted from the Coventry 4 Good Grant Fund which provides small grants to local good causes within Coventry.  This is the second round of the awards which are funded entirely from donations raised by volunteers and supporters at events, through on-line giving and through contributions from businesses and local organisations such as Coventry University who have made a donation for this round.  Groups awarded include:

International Children Future Power – they will purchase amore

Friday, 23rd September 2016


Positive Images Festival and Godiva Trust successfully secured funding through the Coventry University and Coventry 4 Good grant scheme to:

  • Deliver Storytelling Workshops 
  • Celebrate 1016, a thousand years of Coventry and the rebuilding of the Godiva and Leofric’s Church
  • Read the quarter 1 report to see how they got on.

    A video of the 1000 year event can be viewed here.

    The final report can be found here.more

    Friday, 12th August 2016

    The Youth Vision Project aims to increase young people’s chances of having ‘better futures’ through developing employability and enterprise skills.

    During April to June 2016 the project engaged with 9 participants and 5 were eligible to proceed on the programme. The 5 participants received personal development and confidence building and were given the opportunity to attend business workshops to learn about business and to network with clients and increase their confidence and communication skills. They regularly attended meetingsmore

    Friday, 12th August 2016



    The Coventry University & Coventry 4 Good Community Grant contributed to the costs of running two cohorts of Radio Plus’s Routes to Employment media and job readiness training scheme and piloting a scheme with Coventry University to bring together young people and Broadcasting undergraduates.

    The first cohort was held during May and June 2016 and ran for 13 days over 7 weeks with six unemployed or NEET young people completing the course. All of themore