Our 2-year ‘Communities Can’ pilot, run in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund and five community CVSs, set out to test how best to provide organisational development support for small community groups. The project evaluation conducted by NPC highlights how community organisations possess a deep understanding of the needs of their communities yet can face a lack of access to development.
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A guide sharing a range of examples and recommendations about how education and learning practitioners can apply and sustain peer-to-peer methods in their own work based on learning from the Share to Know European exchange project.
Read our latest research report, funded by the Welsh government, into the lived experience of over 350 people in three Welsh communities; Port Talbot, Connah’s Quay and Aberystwyth.
Community organisations possess a deep understanding of the needs of their communities and demonstrate great persistence and resilience in addressing these needs. However, they can face a lack of access to development. Communities Can, a 2-year pilot to test how best to provide organisational development support for small community groups, set out to demonstrate how… → Read More
We are delighted to be launching our new research with the MONDRAGON Corporation, the world’s largest industrial co-operative group. Mondragon has become a highly successful global business, owned and governed by its worker-members, with social benefit at its core. Come and hear their story. This event is being co-hosted with Co-ops UK.
For a young person today, working out who you are and what you want to do is one of the key challenges you face upon entering adulthood. For those that face inequalities, this process can be especially laden with pitfalls and barriers. Our mission at The Young Foundation, to confront the inequalities that undermine our economy and corrode our wellbeing, means that we work on and with a fantastic… → Read More
Today The Young Foundation launches Valuing Place, its Welsh Government funded research into the lived experience of over 350 people in three Welsh communities; Port Talbot, Connah’s Quay and Aberystwyth.
Volunteering hours in the UK are declining but facts & figures can never really represent the true picture: https://t.co/1hc4V2gG1F
In many fields regulation is there to keep us safe and encourage ethical practice but where high barriers to entry exist this frequently leads to limited market choices and poorer access to services. In order to deal with this issue regulators are increasingly experimenting with new approaches, including the development of regulatory sandboxes. What is… → Read More
On International Women’s Day 2017, our weekly news brief celebrates the work of women and highlights how our research and partnering organisations are working to tackle continuing gender inequalities.
Last week, as part of our EU-funded SI DRIVE project, the Young Foundation opened its doors to experts on health and social care innovation from across the world in order to explore global goals for social innovation in health and social care and how can we build health systems for the future. Read some of the key takeaways from the meeting…