#NextGenPledge – Your Foundation Needs You Following a successful workshop with some of our younger Hearts fans in November 2022 to help shape the future success of the Foundation of Hearts, we need your help again – but on a bigger scale this time. We are looking to establish a pool of volunteers made up […]
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The following article first appeared as a matchday programme article on 14 August 2022
We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting an Open Meeting at the Gorgie Suite at Tynecastle on Monday 25 April 2022 at 6.00pm.
Although last night’s AGM was a very curtailed event, we were able to announce the result of the recent board election.
As many of you know, the club has announced new arrangements for its AGM following the First Minister’s statement today in which she urged reductions in the mixing of people from different households.
Tynecastle is throwing open its doors for visitors on Sunday 31 October.
The Foundation of Hearts board and Heart of Midlothian Football Club are absolutely delighted to announce that a date has been set for the formal transfer of shares from Ann Budge (via her company, BidCo) to the Foundation.
We very much welcome the statement from the club today. Like everyone associated with Heart of Midlothian, we believe that recent events have been completely unacceptable and fall very far short of what this club should be achieving on the field.
The Annual General Meeting of the Foundation will be held at Tynecastle Park at 11.00am on Thursday 28 January 2021.
Foundation of Hearts chair Stuart Wallace today (27 July) sent an email to pledgers following the ruling by the SFA arbitration panel.
The Foundation of Hearts board today backed the club’s decision to make a legal challenge following the vote on reconstruction plans and Hearts’ consequent eviction from the Scottish Premiership.
Foundation chairman Stuart Wallace today (11 May 2020) emailed pledgers to update them following the events of the past few days.
Foundation of Hearts chairman Stuart Wallace today emailed all pledgers to endorse the statement from club chairwoman Ann Budge.
Foundation chairman Stuart Wallace today (17 April 2020) called on Hearts fans to stay united following the recent SPFL incompetence.
The board of the Foundation has decided that the transfer of the majority shareholding of Heart of Midlothian from BidCo to the Foundation should be temporarily postponed given the current public health situation.
The Foundation is absolutely delighted to confirm that we have now paid over the final instalment to Ann Budge’s BidCo
A new Foundation of Hearts website was launched today (3 February 2020) as the organisation enters a new phase in its development and looks ahead to its imminent status as majority shareholders of the club.
A tribute wall to mark the achievement of Hearts fans in saving our club is to be created later this year at the Foundation Plaza.
The club’s stunning new all-black third kit is adorned with the Foundation’s pledge for life mantra – a message on the back for the badge on the front.
In what is becoming an annual event, the club hosted Foundation Day on 26 January 2019 – the match against St Johnstone.
The Foundation of Hearts (FoH) and the Hearts Youth Development Committee (HYDC) are pleased to announce that the group’s 386,864 shares which it held in Heart of Midlothian have been transferred to the Foundation of Hearts.
The club is delighted to confirm that Foundation of Hearts pledgers have fulfilled their promise of a £3 million contribution to the Tynecastle Redevelopment Fund.
Saturday 27 January will be designated as the first Foundation Day at Tynecastle, with a series of activities to mark the amazing contribution Hearts fans have made to save our club.
The Foundation of Hearts today launched a new initiative aimed at persuading existing pledgers to get their pals to sign up – with a unique piece of Tynecastle history as a potential reward.
We don’t need any confirmation that Foundation pledgers are absolute stars, but here’s a great opportunity to prove it.
The Foundation of Hearts, the supporters’ body which will become the majority shareholder of Heart of Midlothian FC when its financial commitments to the current owner are fulfilled, has today launched a consultation exercise to seek the views of its members on future governance plans.
The Foundation of Hearts today launched a new ‘Add a Pound’ option for the 8000 supporters who back the club through their monthly pledges to the Foundation.
A message to members from the directors. We would like to update you on our plans for the next annual general meeting of the Foundation.
Midway through Saturday’s game against Inverness CT, I received the very sad news that Robert Wilson, a lifelong Hearts supporter, had passed away after a long and tremendously brave battle against Motor Neuron Disease.
The result of the vote on the stadium funding proposal was announced today.
On behalf of the Club and the Foundation of Hearts, we would like to say a huge thank you to all Hearts fans everywhere for their incredible support through the season.
Foundation chair Brian Cormack today emailed Foundation of Hearts members concerning the offer from Ann Budge to amend the financial agreement between the Foundation and Bidco (her holding company).
The Foundation of Hearts today congratulated the Well Society and Motherwell Football Club on the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding, an initiative which sees a giant leap towards fan ownership of the club.
Even with his vast experience in front of the camera, actor and Hearts supporter Ken Stott could not have scripted a more remarkable transformation at Tynecastle.
In the football world, there’s a long tradition of supporters paying tribute to players by having the names of their favourites on their shirts. For the match against Partick Thistle and for the first time at Tynecastle, though, things are a little different.
The Foundation of Hearts were delighted to present former manager Paulo Sergio with his own FoH tribute jersey.
The popular Portuguese coach, who masterminded the memorable 5-1 Scottish Cup final victory over Hibs in 2012, is back in Edinburgh to take in Sunday’s fifth round Edinburgh derby at Tynecastle.
Hearts captain Alim Ozturk does not mind doing things last minute. The defender regards his iconic last-gasp equaliser against Hibs as one of the happiest moments of his career at Tynecastle.
After attending her first Hearts match at the age of four, Louise Strutt still gets exactly the same rush of fevered excitement every time she takes her seat at Tynecastle. So when the chance arrived to take on a more hands-on role in shaping the very future of her beloved club, Louise could not let the opportunity pass.
We have stated in the recent monthly blogs that we were working towards the second Foundation of Hearts AGM.We can now announce the AGM date as Thursday 3 December 2015 at 2.00pm. The meeting will be held at Tynecastle and the formal papers will be sent to you 14 days in advance. They will include the 2015 accounts.
The Hearts fans created history by playing a vital role in the club’s survival. Now their names are etched on a fantastic third jersey that pays tribute to their unstinting support.
Hearts chair Ann Budge has welcomed Foundation of Hearts director Donald Cumming on to the club board.
We are delighted to have launched our new video, Keeping the Hearts Beating, at the most recent plotholders’ award ceremony (on 23 August).
In an interview with Darren Johnstone, Bahrain-based Hearts supporter Alec Peck – our first Overseas Ambassador – insists absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Foundation of Hearts chairman Brian Cormack today announced that a lifetime supporter of the club who passed away last year at the age of 93 left a bequest of £108,725 which has come – on the instruction of his executors – to the Foundation.