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Finding a viable alternative to payday loans

For a large swathe of the Welsh population on low incomes, the economic recovery could be marred by an historic overhang of debt. Overall UK consumer debt trebled in value from 1993 to 2013 reaching £158 billion. This has left many in poverty facing high debt repayments and uncertainty as interest rates are set to start… → Read More

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Young Foundation partners with top healthcare innovators

Date: 31 October 2014

Date: 31 October 2014

Health Service Journal yesterday announced a list of the top 50 innovators in healthcare; individuals showing the creativity and imagination in transforming the health service by introducing new ways of working, policies and technology. For The Young Foundation is proud to have worked with a number of the shortlisted innovators for several years. One of the individuals… → Read More

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New report outlines keys to successful replication

Realising Ambition

Date: 22 October 2014

Date: 22 October 2014

Released today, the mid-programme report from Realising Ambition outlines learning on what helps and hinders the replication of evidence-based interventions. Realising Ambition is a UK-wide £25m Big Lottery Fund programme that aims to understand what works in preventing children and young people from entering the criminal justice system. The Young Foundation and other partners are exploring what it takes for organisations… → 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