News
IVAR share new principles for grant reporting

A set of principles to make grant reporting a shared, more meaningful and mutually beneficial experience.

Pears Foundation
05.12.18
News
Lord Bourne visits Schools Linking Programme in Luton

Lord Bourne visits Schools Linking Programme in Luton aimed at promoting community cohesion between pupils.

Pears Foundation
03.12.18
Blog
Christmas Gifts 2018

Promoting well-being through engagement with nature

Kari Holtung
03.12.18
News
The Clarice Pears Building at the University of Glasgow

Pears Foundation are delighted to announce a £5 million grant towards construction of a new building at the University of…

Pears Foundation
21.11.18
News
The Young People’s Forest Launch

Sir Trevor and Bridget were delighted to be at the launch of the UK’s first Young People’s Forest in Derbyshire…

Pears Foundation
16.11.18
News
#iwillWeek 2018 – Reimagining & Embedding Young Volunteers in NHS Trusts

Tips & Tricks from Pears #iwill Fund NHS Trusts

Pears Foundation
14.11.18
Blog
The Non-Executive Summary

A selection of recommended readings from Pears Foundation’s Partners to mark Trustees’ Week 2018.

Pears Foundation
12.11.18
Blog
Put your mask on: what I learned as part of an action-learning set

Kawika Solidum, Director of Communications at Step up to Serve, reflects on his Action Learning Set experience

Pears Foundation
30.10.18
News
UCL Beacon Schools in Holocaust Education, 2018 London Residential

Every year, the UCL Centre for Holocaust Education look to recruit up to 20 secondary schools in England committed to…

Pears Foundation
25.10.18
News
RSA Launch: A whole-school approach to mental health

RSA launch A whole-school approach to mental health

Pears Foundation
08.10.18
News
The Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre opens in Huddersfield

The Holocaust Survivors Friendship Association, in partnership with the University of Huddersfield have opened The Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre today. 

Pears Foundation
06.09.18
Blog
The view from the balcony

How we use our away day to embed a culture of learning in the Foundation

Amy Braier
24.08.18
News
Pears Youth Fund is open for applications

Pears Youth Fund, in partnership with Leeds Community Foundation, is now open!

Pears Foundation
22.08.18
News
Northumbria Healthcare NHS are tackling loneliness with the Pears #iwill Fund

Launch of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s young volunteers programme

Pears Foundation
21.08.18
News
Daniel Wehrenfennig, Executive Director of the Olive Tree Initiative at TEDxBerlin

Are you fit for conflict? Daniel Wehrenfennig at TEDxBerlin

Pears Foundation
16.08.18
News
Pears Mother and Babies Centre is now open

Afrikids have opened the Pears Mother and Babies Centre at Operation Smiles in Northern Ghana.

Pears Foundation
30.07.18
News
New investment to promote the understanding and practice of philanthropy

The first academic Centre for Philanthropy to be established in the UK, at the University of Kent, celebrates its 10th…

Pears Foundation
20.07.18
Blog
The Dynamic Duo

A summary of our Dynamic Duo workshop: balancing the relationship between an organisation’s Chair and CEO.

Pears Foundation
08.07.18
News
New support for historic partnership between Girlguiding and The Scouts

Girlguiding and The Scouts are joining forces for the first time to grow youth social action.

Pears Foundation
28.06.18
Blog
Share Your #iwill Pledge Day 2018

We’re sharing our #iwillPledge today to mark our commitment to youth #socialaction for ALL young people.

Bridget McGing
05.06.18
Blog
Renewing a Long-Standing Relationship: Impact for Good Conference in Ethiopia

This month Shoshana reflects on attending the Impact for Good Conference with Sir Trevor Pears and President Rivlin.

Shoshana Boyd Gelfand
28.05.18
Blog
A whole school approach to mental health

This Mental Health Awareness week we welcome Alison Critchley, Chief Executive, RSA Academies to explain their approach.

Pears Foundation
14.05.18
News
The Family School featured on the BBC

BBC1 broadcast their feature documentary: Back to School with Mum and Dad, focusing on The Family School.

Pears Foundation
10.05.18
News
Congratulations to Sense on TouchBase Pears’ architecture award.

TouchBase Pears won at RICS Regional Awards.

Pears Foundation
09.05.18
News
“Impact for Good” Conference in Ethiopia fosters cross-sector cooperation

Pears Foundation partner, SID (The Society for International Development – Israel branch) sponsored a cross-sector conference in Ethiopia to strengthen…

Pears Foundation
07.05.18
News
Hand in Hand featured on the BBC

BBC News and BBC World Service Podcast feature Hand in Hand integrated schools.

Pears Foundation
27.04.18
News
How early mental health intervention pays off

Mental health counselling in primary schools could offer a six-fold return on investment, says Pro Bono Economics report.

Pears Foundation
26.04.18
News
The #iwill campaign launch 2017 National Youth Social Action Survey

The latest findings from Step Up to Serve’s #iwill campaign survey.

Pears Foundation
24.04.18
News
13% increase in use of Food Banks this year, a report by Trussell Trust

Trussell Trust end of year stats highlight stark figures.

Pears Foundation
24.04.18
News
Congratulations to Dr Beth Breeze!

Dr Beth Breeze wins a prize for her book: The New Fundraisers: Who Organises Charitable Giving in Contemporary Society?

Bridget McGing
12.04.18
Blog
Meet the team: Spotlight on Israel

An interview with Dina Gidron, Pears Foundation representative in Israel.

Pears Foundation
10.04.18
News
Women and Girls on the Autism Spectrum

National Autistic Society launch a training module to help understand and diagnose autism in women and girls.

Kari Holtung
26.03.18
Blog
A Pears Partner Perspective: Professional development at JHub

Francis Wight, Student Hubs CEO writes about professional development opportunities.

Pears Foundation
26.03.18
News
A big day for Pears Foundation!

Pears Foundation celebrates Amy Braier’s JJ Greenberg Award and 10 years of Jhub!

Pears Foundation
16.03.18
News
BIRAX Ageing: A new £5m fund for joint UK-Israel research into ageing diseases

Scientific collaboration leads new technological developments to address global challenges of ageing populations.

Pears Foundation
07.03.18
Blog
We need to talk about dying: why stories from the end of life matter

Our guest blogger Dr Jane Collins, Chief Executive of Marie Curie writes for The Great Daffodil Appeal.

Pears Foundation
05.03.18
Blog
Supporting micro-philanthropy with Pennies Foundation

A guest blog by Alison Hutchinson CBE, CEO of Pennies, the digital charity box.

Pears Foundation
27.02.18
News
IVAR launch a new website for charities

Find useful usable insights in 90 seconds.

Pears Foundation
29.01.18
News
Holocaust Memorial Day marked by Pears Partners

The UCL Centre for Holocaust Education welcomed survivors Ben Helfgott and Mala Tribich.

Pears Foundation
29.01.18
News
The 7th Dr. Yehuda Paz Annual International Development Day Conference

This week the Society for International Development , Israel held its annual conference at the Knesset

Pears Foundation
26.01.18
Blog
Pears Scholars in the press

This blog features an article written by Susan Goodman for the Jerusalem Report, January 2018

Amy Braier
23.01.18
News
Launch of NHS70 Youth Social Action Campaign: Empowering Young People in Health and Social Care

We are excited to attend the Launch NHS70 increasing opportunities for young people to make a difference.

Pears Foundation
15.01.18
Blog
Christmas Gifts 2017

A seasonal boost for young carers

Pears Foundation
01.12.17
News
Carers Rights Day 2017

Carers UK launch new guide to mark Carers Rights Day 2017.

Pears Foundation
27.11.17
Blog
Educate, engage, empower: Winding down the UK Task Force

This blog is co-authored by the Task Force Co-Chairs Sir Trevor Pears and Michael Wegier.

Trevor Pears
19.10.17
Blog
Making progress towards eliminating blinding trachoma: a report on World Sight Day

To mark World Sight Day 2017 we welcome Dr Astrid Bonfield CBE as our guest blogger.

Pears Foundation
12.10.17
News
ACF launch Foundation Giving Trends 2017

The latest in a series of annual research reports ranking the top 300 Foundations by the value of their grant-making.

Pears Foundation
04.10.17
News
TouchBase Pears is open!

This month we are celebrating the opening of Sense’s TouchBase Pears.

Pears Foundation
27.09.17
Blog
NFYFC Week 2017: Countryside Challenge

This month we welcome out guest blogger Katie Sanderson from Elwick and District Young Farmers Club.

Pears Foundation
22.09.17
News
Anna Freud campaign you are never too young to talk mental health

In preparation for World Mental Health Day on the 10th October Anna Freud launch new campaign.

Pears Foundation
19.09.17
News
Pears supports Jewish Care’s new multi-purpose Care Campus

Pears Foundation is supporting Jewish Care’s new multi-purpose Care Campus. This £47million redevelopment will see Princess Alexandra Care Home in…

Pears Foundation
14.09.17
News
JPR launch new research into Antisemitism in the UK

Pears partner JPR has launched new research into Antisemitism in the UK. The study takes an in-depth look at attitudes towards…

Pears Foundation
13.09.17
News
Construction is underway at the Pears Mother and Babies Centre in Ghana

Afrikids has begun building work on the Pears Mother and Babies Centre in Nakwaabi.

Pears Foundation
12.09.17
News
NHS Expo 2017: The Role of Young People in Improving Health and Transforming Care

Bridget attends NHS Expo 2017 to mark the launch of the first six NHS pilot sites funded through the Pears #iwill Fund.

Bridget McGing
11.09.17
Blog
Fit for the future? The challenges facing Holocaust museums

This month we welcome our guest blogger Deputy CEO Sarah Coward from The National Holocaust Centre and Museum.

Pears Foundation
31.08.17
Blog
Improving Access to Guiding Latest Developments

This month we welcome Sarah from the IA2G at Girlguiding to share the latest updates on their new four resources.

Pears Foundation
17.08.17
Blog
Evaluation design – using action research principles to tailor evaluation to what practitioners want

We are pleased to welcome our guest blogger Eliza Buckley from IVAR, who is leading the NYSAF evaluation process.

Pears Foundation
25.07.17
Blog
New Beginnings for new arrivals

To mark Refugee Week 2017, Kari has written a blog about our work with the New Beginnings Fund.

Kari Holtung
19.06.17
News
Congratulations to our Executive Chair!

Knighthood for Trevor Pears.

Pears Foundation
16.06.17
News
Meet one of our Pears Scholars

Jewish news interview with Trevor Pears and Dr Rilwan Raji.

Pears Foundation
15.06.17
Blog
Ten Years on with The Trussell Trust’s Foodbank Network

We are pleased to welcome our guest blogger Chris Mould, who led the Trussell Trust for ten years as Chairman.

Pears Foundation
15.06.17
News
Share Your Pledge Day 2017

As part of Volunteering Week 2017 we are sharing our pledge and commitment to youth social action.

Pears Foundation
07.06.17
Blog
Pears Foundation become Dementia Friends

We are pleased to welcome our guest blogger Melina Pelling, a young volunteer and Dementia Friends trainer.

Pears Foundation
19.05.17
Blog
“A Jew and a Muslim walk into a Hub in West Hampstead . . .”

This month marked a special occasion in which we welcomed the Aziz Foundation to JHub.

Shoshana Boyd Gelfand
27.04.17
News
Congratulations to Hand in Hand

Max Rayne Hand in Hand School for Bilingual Education have won the Jerusalem Education Authority Prize 2016-17.

Pears Foundation
18.04.17
Blog
Pears #iwill Fund: Increasing opportunities for young volunteers in NHS Trusts

We are excited to announce that we are now inviting targeted expressions of interest for funding.

Pears Foundation
20.03.17
Blog
Loving the Stranger: 5 Lessons We’ve Learned

A series of principles that shape the way we engage with our work in the developing world.

Shoshana Boyd Gelfand
17.03.17
News
Dying from inequality

Samaritans have launched a new report into socioeconomic disadvantage and suicidal behaviour.

Pears Foundation
13.03.17
Blog
The ‘Yes, and…’ approach to grant-making

Reflecting on ten years at Pears Foundation.

Amy Braier
08.03.17
Blog
International Women’s Day 2017: Women and Girls on the Autistic spectrum

On International Women’s Day 2017 we are highlighting the efforts addressing the gender imbalances in autism.

Kari Holtung
08.03.17
News
Pears Youth Fund for Leeds and Bradford opens!

We are pleased to announce the new £100,000 Pears Youth Fund in partnership with Leeds Community Foundation.

Pears Foundation
22.02.17
Blog
Challenges and opportunities: Israel’s Bedouin citizens

We are pleased to welcome our guest blogger Michael Wegier, telling us about his recent study trip to the Negev region.

Pears Foundation
22.02.17
News
Student Volunteering Week 2017: Youth social action research released

Research released today by the #iwill campaign confirms the benefits to young people of taking in social action.

Pears Foundation
20.02.17
Blog
Supporting and Celebrating Student Social Action

To celebrate Student Volunteering Week we welcome our guest blogger Sara Fernandez from Student Hubs.

Pears Foundation
20.02.17
News
‘The Pears Girls Centre’ opens in Rwanda

The Streets Ahead Children’s Centre Association in Rwanda has completed building a new residential centre for girls.

Pears Foundation
27.01.17
News
Young Carers Awareness Day 2017

Young Carers Awareness Day is a national day of recognition for the UK’s 700,000 young carers.

Pears Foundation
26.01.17
Blog
2016: Review of the Year

And what a busy year it has been!

Amy Braier
16.12.16
Blog
Christmas Gifts 2016

There is no better time to celebrate the act of giving than during the festive period.

Hannah Sampson
13.12.16
Blog
Helping those in dire need in the developing world is a Jewish cause

Reflections from Trevor Pears on helping those in the developing world.

Trevor Pears
05.12.16
Blog
The Interfaith Summit

We are very pleased to welcome two members of 3FF’s Parliamentors Alumni Committee, Hashim Bhatti and Keerti Rajagopalan

Pears Foundation
01.12.16
Blog
The UK’s first MA in Philanthropic Studies

We are pleased to welcome Dr Triona Fitton, the Pears Philanthropy Fellow, to share her thoughts on the new course.

Pears Foundation
25.11.16
News
Thinking About Sustainability

The Institute for Voluntary Action Research have launched a new study: Thinking about Sustainability.

Pears Foundation
24.11.16
News
#iwill Week – Young people participating in social action have higher life satisfaction

Today marks the launch of the headline findings from the third National Youth Social Action Survey.

Pears Foundation
23.11.16
News
#iwill Week begins with Multi-Million Boost for Youth Social Action

Pears Foundation has pledged a total of £4 million over four years to match-fund the #iwill fund.

Bridget McGing
21.11.16
News
New research finds Scouts and Guides provide ‘mental health boost for life’

A new report finds people who participate in the Scouts and Guides in childhood have better mental health in later life.

Pears Foundation
10.11.16
News
Nominations are now open for the 2017 Beacon Awards!

The theme for the 2017 awards is ‘powering philanthropy’ and will celebrate the UK’s philanthropists.

Pears Foundation
19.10.16
Blog
Youth Social Action: A Hospital’s perspective

We are pleased to welcome Chris Burghes, CEO of the Royal Free Charity, as our guest blogger.

Pears Foundation
17.10.16
News
New Beginnings Fund launched

Pears are proud to be part of New Beginnings Fund supporting organisations welcoming refugees and asylum seekers.

Pears Foundation
13.10.16
News
2016 Pears Scholars graduate

Congratulations to the 2016 cohort of Pears Scholars, who graduated last week.

Pears Foundation
07.10.16
Blog
Being mortal

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day Saturday 8 October and UK Hospice Care Week 3 – 9 Oct 2016

Kari Holtung
07.10.16
Blog
Have you ever washed a rental car?

Reflections from a visit to explore youth social action in the US

Bridget McGing
16.09.16
News
Chief Rabbi launches Ben Azzai Programme

The Chief Rabbi has launched a new initiative promoting social action for young people.

Pears Foundation
09.09.16
Blog
A day in the life of a teacher

This month we are welcoming Ben Fuller who is part of the UCL Centre for Holocaust Education’s Beacon Schools programme.

Pears Foundation
02.09.16
News
Ambitious College at CONEL now open

We are celebrating the opening of Ambitious College in North London, a day-college for young people with autism.

Pears Foundation
01.09.16
News
Pears Foundation Executive Chair receives UCL Fellowship

Trevor Pears CMG is today receiving an Honorary Fellowship from UCL.

Pears Foundation
30.08.16
Blog
The Pears Project – The Scout Association’s National Growth Pilot

As the Pears Project enters its third year we welcome Ben Powlesland from The Scout Association as our guest blogger.

Pears Foundation
29.07.16
Blog
BeyondMe – Make a wish. Have a mission.

To celebrate BeyondMe’s fifth birthday we welcome Kawika Solidum from BeyondMe as our guest blogger.

Pears Foundation
21.07.16
News
Trussell Trust wins top awards at Charity Awards 2016

Congratulations to the Trussell Trust on their success at this year’s Charity Awards ceremony.

Pears Foundation
16.06.16
Blog
Small Charity Week 2016: The ‘new’ normal

Small Charity Week is about celebrating small charities and the vital work that they do for their local communities.

Hannah Sampson
05.06.16
Blog
The Family School: a new approach in children’s mental health

Pears are proud to announce a donation of £2.5m to the Anna Freud Centre’s new centre of excellence.

Kari Holtung
27.04.16
Blog
International Development in Primary Schools

“Don’t know much about history, Don’t know much geography”

Shoshana Boyd Gelfand
26.04.16
Blog
Israel though the lens

Dave Brown from creative agency APE on his first trip to Israel to photograph some of our Israeli partners.

Pears Foundation
19.04.16
Blog
Awareness and the ‘autism’ label

World Autism Awareness Day

Kari Holtung
02.04.16
Blog
Remembering Srebrenica

Can we learn from the past?

Amy Braier
01.04.16
Blog
Celebrating St David’s Day with the Community Foundation in Wales

In celebration of St David’s Day, we welcome Liza Kellett from the Community Foundation in Wales as our guest blogger.

Pears Foundation
01.03.16
Blog
Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website!

Pears Foundation
03.02.16
Blog
Passion, professionalism and integrity

Unpacking our values

Amy Braier
18.01.16
Blog
Thoughtful philanthropy: The Coutts Million Pound Donor Report

Interview with Trevor Pears

Bridget McGing
04.01.16