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Disruption? Yes, please!

Mia Bunge on disruptive innovation: What it is, and how The Young Foundation is using the disruptive approach for social impact.

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Today’s busy schedules, long commutes and shifting populations can prevent us from making connections with the people living around us.

The U is a Young Foundation venture that brings together diverse groups of individuals from a community who may not ordinarily meet. We offer short, lively and free learning sessions…

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Better by Design: Design thinking for the Scottish third sector

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Print date: July 2014

Author: Claire Hardy

Print date: July 2014

Author: Claire Hardy

Many third sector organisations are facing increased demand for their services, more competition for funding and increased pressure to show their social impact. In response, Big Lottery Fund Scotland developed Better by Design, a process of design-led support provided by the Young Foundation and Taylor Haig. The programme is designed to help organisations find the… → Read More

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The Young Foundation backs bid to buy The Times

Date: 6 August 2014

Date: 6 August 2014

It’s now three years since the phone hacking scandal erupted. We’ve had a high profile trial, the Leveson Inquiry and a new press regulator. But despite this the power of the press barons remains undiminished and looks to be increasing further. A new organisation called ‘Let’s Own the News’, backed by The Young Foundation, have… → Read More