Our people

Grapevine’s power comes from the skilled and passionate people who live and breathe our mission everyday. They bring brilliance to our work. Seven key aspects of our culture support the team to perform at its best: Being accountable to the people we serve Freedom and trust to do what is right Support to stay true […]

Molly and Sam turn 25… just like Grapevine!

At Grapevine, we want people and communities to use their untapped power to create better futures. Employing a talented and diverse team of people who care about others is fundamental to helping us achieve this ambition. Our latest story to mark 25 years of Grapevine is about team members Molly and Sam – who just […]

Charity dinner and dance proceeds help young people get the future they want

A charity dinner and dance hosted by a community organisation in aid of Grapevine has raised almost £3,800 to help fund a project that will see 40 young people with learning disabilities plan for the future they want over the next two years. The Great Gatbsy themed event at the Doubletree Hilton hotel in Walsgrave […]

Farewell 2018! You’ve been great…

19 December 2018. Our final post of 2018. And what a year it has been. We’ve sparked new movements of people who care about an issue – Connecting for Good (isolation) and Self Care Social (long term health conditions/self care) – and grown existing ones with Feel Good Community. Longer term projects such as Help […]

A week in the life of Grapevine

27 November 2018. Dear Diary, it’s been a busy week! So to catch you up here’s a quick round up of the different things happening at Grapevine in the last seven days! Just the tip of the iceberg really… Monday 19 November Teenvine Plus Manager Chloe travelled to London with the Coventry Youth Partnership to […]

All-time Children in Need total hits £1bn – here’s how we spend our bit

19 November 2018. Last Friday’s Children in Need Appeal Show brought in £50.6m according to BBC News – taking the total amount of money raised since fundraising began 38 years ago in 1980 to over £1 billion. Here at Grapevine Coventry and Warwickshire we are part-funded by Children in Need to run our Teenvine Plus […]

A ‘Big Plan’ for a beautiful life – and you can join in!

8 October 2018. A group of young disabled people and their families are working together to design their ideal future upon leaving school, with a wider network of support that can help make it a reality. ‘The Big Plan’ started last week with the first of 12 sessions running until just before Christmas. Each young […]

Coventry Youth Activists LIVE on the BBC

Yesterday Molly and Niamh chatted to Viv Minett about our TeenVine Plus Project and Coventry Youth Activists They are on the look out for a sofa, preferably on wheels for an event they are hosting in the City Centre on Tuesday 20th February called ‘CYA on the Sofa’ Listen in to the show to find […]