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Ambition is critical

As we hit 25,000 followers on twitter, Tony Colville, Partnerships lead at The Young Foundation, starts a monthly reflection on new partnerships, new programmes and plans for collaboration. For more on our new partnerships follow us @tony_colville @the_young_fdn If I ask my friends what they know of Swansea, the beautiful coastal town of South Wales,… → Read More

Turning up the Dial: Digital Social Innovation in Northern Ireland
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Digital Social Innovation in Northern Ireland

Print date: March 2014

Author: Sophie Hostick-Boakye

Print date: March 2014

Author: Sophie Hostick-Boakye

There is huge potential for digital technology to be more widely used for the social good in Northern Ireland, and this report highlights ways in which voluntary and community groups, the private and public sectors and high-tech experts can make this a reality. Featuring inspiring examples from across the UK and Northern Ireland, the report… → Read More

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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 wealthy enjoy an extra 20 years of healthy life (The Times, Rowena Young)

Date: 15 March 2014

Date: 15 March 2014

The rich live 20 years longer in good health than the poor, official figures show. In a sign of Britain’s “staggering” health divide, the poorest 10 per cent of the population can expect little more than 50 years of healthy life, the Office for National Statistics said The difference in the amount of time people… → Read More