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.

A volunteer and an elderly care home resident smiling at one another.

Friends for Life Bedfordshire

Friends for Life Bedfordshire is a Bedford-based local charity, which works to reduce the social isolation of people in Bedfordshire’s care homes. PWCF supported the organisation to equip new volunteer befrienders who offer company and friendship to care home residents.

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.