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, 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

Thursday, 21st April 2016

The Coventry University and Coventry 4 Good Grant aims to support voluntary and community organisations to develop projects and activities that encourage and improve social relations, involve volunteers and take place in areas near to Coventry University where there is a high student population.  The Fund offers the opportunity for organisations to test out new and innovative ideas whilst being supported by Coventry University staff and/or students.

Round 2 of the Coventry University and Coventry 4 Good Community Grant focused on supporting organisations delivering:

a) Activities that promote intergenerational collaboration.more

Thursday, 10th March 2016
Foleshill Womens Training successfully received funding from the Coventry University and Coventry 4 Good grant scheme (Round 1) to support their Wellbeing Workshops.   Christine McNaught & Sheridan Henderson reported below:   "The project began at the end of September 2015. So far we have delivered 40 themed ‘Wellbeing workshops’ (coffee mornings) every Wednesday at the Hillfields Hub, and Friday mornings at FWT.   The workshops have been designed with innovative and differingmore
Thursday, 10th March 2016

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust successfully secured funding from the Coventry University and Coventry 4 Good grant scheme (Round 1) to support their Vision Volunteering project.

Matthew Cox, Youth Engagement Officer for Warwickshire Wildlife Trust said:

"The Vision Volunteering project in Hillfields has been running every Wednesday since the beginning of January 2016. The turnout from students at the University has been very consistent which has meant that we have already achieved a lot. So far 101 volunteer hours have been contributed to the area.

For the first half of the project we have been workingmore

Thursday, 10th March 2016

Coffee Tots successfully received funding from the Coventry University and Coventry 4 Good grant scheme (Round 1) to support their 'Fresh Start' Job Club. 

Catherine Bartlem said:

"Firstly we would like to thank Coventry University and Coventry 4 Good for their support over the last six months as part of the Coventry University Community Grant Fund.  We are both excited and encouraged by how the project is progressing.

Our job club is called “Fresh Start” (postermore