Community foundations celebrate His Majesty's Birthday Honours

Congratulations to members of our network on receiving recognition for their services to the charity sector in His Majesty King Charles' Birthday Honours over the weekend!

Each year, those who have given exceptional service to the UK and internationally are recognised by His Majesty King Charles III on his birthday. 

We are delighted to celebrate two of our members' CEOs in this year's Birthday Honours.

Tina Costello, CEO at Heart of England Community Foundation, has received an OBE for services to charity and voluntary organisations across the West Midlands and Warwickshire.

Tina has been CEO at the community foundation for the past decade, significantly building up the foundation's endowment from £2 million to over £20 million. She has supported communities across the West Midlands since 1997.

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Tina Costello, CEO at Heart of England Community Foundation

  

Claire Cullens, CEO at Norfolk Community Foundation, was made an MBE by His Majesty for her services to business development and charity. 

Claire became CEO in 2018, benefiting communities across Norfolk with the foundation's Covid 19 Community Response Fund during the pandemic and setting up the bold Nourishing Norfolk initiative, which is now helping over 30,000 people in the region to access affordable food. 

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Claire Cullens, CEO at Norfolk Community Foundation

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