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Congratulations to Anna Freud Centre

Winners of two major awards at the Building Better Healthcare Awards

Pears Foundation
05.11.19
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BIRAX Ageing: First 7 projects announced

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.

Pears Foundation
25.10.19
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ACF launch Foundation Giving Trends 2019

We are pleased to share the Foundation Giving Trends 2019

Pears Foundation
10.10.19
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Pears #iwill Beacon Award for Social Action and Student Engagement

We are pleased to announce the list of commended colleges for the Pears #iwill Beacon Award for Social Action and…

Pears Foundation
26.09.19
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The Autism Act – 10 years on

A report released today finds that 2 in 3 autistic adults in England are not getting the support they need….

Pears Foundation
09.09.19
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Integrated Education Fund receive Nobel Peace Prize nomination!

Congratulations to IEF

Pears Foundation
05.07.19
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Pears Youth Fund in Leeds and Bradford is open again!

We are so pleased the Pears Youth Fund is open for a third year.

Pears Foundation
02.07.19
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Imagining a world free from malnutrition with JustSpirulina

JustSpirulina featured on the news!

Pears Foundation
30.05.19
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Primary School Pupils at Woodrow First Fundraise for Redditch Nightstop

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.

Pears Foundation
28.05.19
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Pears Community Spaces Fund is now open!

This fund will work to develop greater respect and understanding between people of different backgrounds.

Pears Foundation
21.05.19
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Over 20,000 young people from disadvantaged communities join Scouts

We are thrilled to see the latest figures from the Scouts featured in the Guardian today.

Pears Foundation
15.05.19
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Congratulations to the Anna Freud Centre!

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge opens the Pears Family School at the new Anna Freud Centre of Excellence

Pears Foundation
01.05.19
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Record 1.6m food bank parcels given to people in past year

The Trussell Trust’s latest figures show an 18.8% increase in use of food banks this year.

Pears Foundation
25.04.19
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£1 million boost for Carers

Pears Foundation has more than doubled its annual support for unpaid carers across the UK.

Pears Foundation
17.04.19
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Congratulations to UCL Institute of Education

UCL Institute of Education tops the ranks again!

Pears Foundation
28.02.19
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Duty to Care? How to ensure grant-making helps and doesn’t hinder

We are delighted to share the latest report from our fantastic Pears Partner IVAR. The report, Duty to Care? makes the…

Pears Foundation
12.02.19
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Israel’s First Global Impact Awards

Celebrating Israeli and Jewish impact, for and with, some of the most disadvantaged people around the world.

Pears Foundation
23.01.19
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Congratulations to Sir Trevor Pears for a Naz Legacy Foundation Award

Congratulations to our Executive Chair, Sir Trevor Pears for his Honorary Fellowship for Education from the Naz Legacy Foundation. Secretary…

Pears Foundation
12.12.18
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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
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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
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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
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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
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#iwillWeek 2018 – Reimagining & Embedding Young Volunteers in NHS Trusts

Tips & Tricks from Pears #iwill Fund NHS Trusts

Pears Foundation
14.11.18
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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
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RSA Launch: A whole-school approach to mental health

RSA launch A whole-school approach to mental health

Pears Foundation
08.10.18
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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
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Pears Youth Fund is open for applications

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

Pears Foundation
22.08.18
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Congratulations to Sense on TouchBase Pears’ architecture award.

TouchBase Pears won at RICS Regional Awards.

Pears Foundation
09.05.18
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“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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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IVAR launch a new website for charities

Find useful usable insights in 90 seconds.

Pears Foundation
29.01.18
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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
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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
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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
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Carers Rights Day 2017

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

Pears Foundation
27.11.17
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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
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TouchBase Pears is open!

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

Pears Foundation
27.09.17
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Congratulations to our Executive Chair!

Knighthood for Trevor Pears.

Pears Foundation
16.06.17
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Meet one of our Pears Scholars

Jewish news interview with Trevor Pears and Dr Rilwan Raji.

Pears Foundation
15.06.17
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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
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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
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Dying from inequality

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

Pears Foundation
13.03.17
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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
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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
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‘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
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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
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Thinking About Sustainability

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

Pears Foundation
24.11.16
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#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
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#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
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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
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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
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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
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2016 Pears Scholars graduate

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

Pears Foundation
07.10.16
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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
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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
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Pears Foundation Executive Chair receives UCL Fellowship

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

Pears Foundation
30.08.16
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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