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Public Debate: A strategy for the civic economy in Portugal

Date: 25 September 2014
Time: 17:00 - 20:00
Venue: Instituto de Ciências Sociais e Políticas, University of Lisbon

Date: 25 September 2014

Time: 17:00 - 20:00

Venue: Instituto de Ciências Sociais e Políticas, University of Lisbon

The Portuguese government recently announced a fund of €150m to develop the Portuguese civic economy. This presents a ground-breaking opportunity for the country to reduce its dependence on an economic model that has widened inequality, and focus on creating public good and sharing economic power. This is the blueprint for the The Young Foundation’s EuropeLab work… → Read More

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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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Better by Design: Design thinking for the Scottish third sector

HnH Selection B (34)a

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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Innovation Awards won by Young Academy graduates

Date: 14 September 2014

Date: 14 September 2014

We’re thrilled to see Right to Succeed and Box Up Crime recognised for their innovative approaches to redressing inequalities in education – respectively winning and coming runner-up of Teach First’s 2014 Innovation Challenge. Both initiatives recently came through our Young Academy programme – a course specifically designed to support early-stage social ventures aiming to improve… → Read More