Christmas Gifts are our way of marking the festive season in a spirit of generosity and appreciation for the incredible work of local charities.
Pears Foundation signs up to the Power of Youth Charter
Pears Foundation is investing £1 million in a national programme to reduce the need for food banks.
Pears Foundation is one of nineteen funders, foundations and philanthropists who are partnering with the Government’s Community Match Challenge
The coronavirus outbreak has impacted everyone’s life. But for autistic people and their families, it has left them completely stranded….
Young volunteers share their volunteering experience through animation
Congratulations to the EKC Group who have been announced today as winners of the Pears #iWill Award for Social Action…
We are delighted to share blogs highlighting the Power of Youth this Volunteers’ Week
Following our Trustees’ statement on the extra funds they are committing to respond to the Covid-19 crisis, we have allocated over £1.3m since the beginning of April
We know that the Coronavirus outbreak is having a substantial impact on individuals, communities and charities across the UK.
We are so impressed by our wonderful Pears Partners who have developed resources to support their beneficiaries and the wider…
We, along with a wider group of funders, recognise that the covid-19 outbreak is an exceptional event that will have…
Huge congratulations from the Pears Foundation team.
We are delighted to celebrate Student Volunteering Week 2020 by announcing new funding to Student Hubs through the Pears #iwill…
New £2m capital grant to Kent and Medway Medical School!
We are delighted to announce a new £5.5m grant for The Pears Maudsley Centre for Children and Young People
We are pleased to share a birthday message written by our Executive Chair.
The Christmas Gifts are our way to mark the festive season, each year the trustees identify a number of small, community based organisations to receive a surprise seasonal boost.
Winners of two major awards at the Building Better Healthcare Awards
The new projects will focus on various aspects of ageing and how it affects diabetes, vascular disease, neuro-degenerative disease such as Multiple Sclerosis, brain imaging, as well as the use of technology for macular disease research.
We are pleased to share the Foundation Giving Trends 2019
We are pleased to announce the list of commended colleges for the Pears #iwill Beacon Award for Social Action and…
A report released today finds that 2 in 3 autistic adults in England are not getting the support they need….
Congratulations to IEF
We are so pleased the Pears Youth Fund is open for a third year.
JustSpirulina featured on the news!
We couldn’t be prouder of Woodrow’s Year 4 pupils who have learnt about the social issues surrounding homelessness and crucially what steps need to be taken to prevent it.
This fund will work to develop greater respect and understanding between people of different backgrounds.
We are thrilled to see the latest figures from the Scouts featured in the Guardian today.
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge opens the Pears Family School at the new Anna Freud Centre of Excellence
The Trussell Trust’s latest figures show an 18.8% increase in use of food banks this year.
Pears Foundation has more than doubled its annual support for unpaid carers across the UK.
UCL Institute of Education tops the ranks again!
We are delighted to share the latest report from our fantastic Pears Partner IVAR. The report, Duty to Care? makes the…
Celebrating Israeli and Jewish impact, for and with, some of the most disadvantaged people around the world.
Congratulations to our Executive Chair, Sir Trevor Pears for his Honorary Fellowship for Education from the Naz Legacy Foundation. Secretary…
A set of principles to make grant reporting a shared, more meaningful and mutually beneficial experience.
Lord Bourne visits Schools Linking Programme in Luton aimed at promoting community cohesion between pupils.
Pears Foundation are delighted to announce a £5 million grant towards construction of a new building at the University of…
Sir Trevor and Bridget were delighted to be at the launch of the UK’s first Young People’s Forest in Derbyshire…
Tips & Tricks from Pears #iwill Fund NHS Trusts
Every year, the UCL Centre for Holocaust Education look to recruit up to 20 secondary schools in England committed to…
RSA launch A whole-school approach to mental health
The Holocaust Survivors Friendship Association, in partnership with the University of Huddersfield have opened The Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre today.
Pears Youth Fund, in partnership with Leeds Community Foundation, is now open!
Launch of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s young volunteers programme
Are you fit for conflict? Daniel Wehrenfennig at TEDxBerlin
Afrikids have opened the Pears Mother and Babies Centre at Operation Smiles in Northern Ghana.
The first academic Centre for Philanthropy to be established in the UK, at the University of Kent, celebrates its 10th…
Girlguiding and The Scouts are joining forces for the first time to grow youth social action.
BBC1 broadcast their feature documentary: Back to School with Mum and Dad, focusing on The Family School.
TouchBase Pears won at RICS Regional Awards.
Pears Foundation partner, SID (The Society for International Development – Israel branch) sponsored a cross-sector conference in Ethiopia to strengthen…
BBC News and BBC World Service Podcast feature Hand in Hand integrated schools.
Mental health counselling in primary schools could offer a six-fold return on investment, says Pro Bono Economics report.
The latest findings from Step Up to Serve’s #iwill campaign survey.
Trussell Trust end of year stats highlight stark figures.
Dr Beth Breeze wins a prize for her book: The New Fundraisers: Who Organises Charitable Giving in Contemporary Society?
National Autistic Society launch a training module to help understand and diagnose autism in women and girls.
Pears Foundation celebrates Amy Braier’s JJ Greenberg Award and 10 years of Jhub!
Scientific collaboration leads new technological developments to address global challenges of ageing populations.
The UCL Centre for Holocaust Education welcomed survivors Ben Helfgott and Mala Tribich.
This week the Society for International Development , Israel held its annual conference at the Knesset
We are excited to attend the Launch NHS70 increasing opportunities for young people to make a difference.
The latest in a series of annual research reports ranking the top 300 Foundations by the value of their grant-making.
This month we are celebrating the opening of Sense’s TouchBase Pears.
In preparation for World Mental Health Day on the 10th October Anna Freud launch new campaign.
Pears Foundation is supporting Jewish Care’s new multi-purpose Care Campus. This £47million redevelopment will see Princess Alexandra Care Home in…
Pears partner JPR has launched new research into Antisemitism in the UK. The study takes an in-depth look at attitudes towards…
Afrikids has begun building work on the Pears Mother and Babies Centre in Nakwaabi.
Bridget attends NHS Expo 2017 to mark the launch of the first six NHS pilot sites funded through the Pears #iwill Fund.
Jewish news interview with Trevor Pears and Dr Rilwan Raji.
As part of Volunteering Week 2017 we are sharing our pledge and commitment to youth social action.
Max Rayne Hand in Hand School for Bilingual Education have won the Jerusalem Education Authority Prize 2016-17.
Samaritans have launched a new report into socioeconomic disadvantage and suicidal behaviour.
We are pleased to announce the new £100,000 Pears Youth Fund in partnership with Leeds Community Foundation.
Research released today by the #iwill campaign confirms the benefits to young people of taking in social action.
The Streets Ahead Children’s Centre Association in Rwanda has completed building a new residential centre for girls.
Young Carers Awareness Day is a national day of recognition for the UK’s 700,000 young carers.
The Institute for Voluntary Action Research have launched a new study: Thinking about Sustainability.
Today marks the launch of the headline findings from the third National Youth Social Action Survey.
Pears Foundation has pledged a total of £4 million over four years to match-fund the #iwill fund.
A new report finds people who participate in the Scouts and Guides in childhood have better mental health in later life.
The theme for the 2017 awards is ‘powering philanthropy’ and will celebrate the UK’s philanthropists.
Pears are proud to be part of New Beginnings Fund supporting organisations welcoming refugees and asylum seekers.
Congratulations to the 2016 cohort of Pears Scholars, who graduated last week.
The Chief Rabbi has launched a new initiative promoting social action for young people.
We are celebrating the opening of Ambitious College in North London, a day-college for young people with autism.
Trevor Pears CMG is today receiving an Honorary Fellowship from UCL.