A Hearts and Minds volunteer wearing a rode nose and a resident who is laughing.

Projects we've supported

Find out about the projects we’ve supported through our grants programmes.

Young people playing guitars and other instruments on stage

Soft Touch Arts

PWCF supported Soft Touch Arts in 2016 and 2018 to deliver Symphonize, an urban/classical music fusion project in Leicester delivered with the Philharmonia Orchestra. Symphonize aims to engage disadvantaged young people in composing, producing, recording and performing original cross-genre music.

Learning Partnerships volunteer and child reading a book together and smiling.

Learning Partnerships

In 2019, PWCF awarded a grant to Learning Partnerships in order to fund a further 25 volunteers for their Let’s Read programme, which facilitates support for disadvantaged children to help them attain the literacy and language skills required for future educational and employment opportunities.