The AmplifyNI Scaling Accelerator is an innovation support programme to rapidly accelerate the growth of new solutions to social problems in Northern Ireland, funded by the Department of Social Development.
The Young Foundation marks the centennial year of the birth of its founder, Michael Young, by calling for the end of meritocracy. New CEO, Glenys Thornton (Baroness Thornton), will call on powerful elites to “loosen their grip and open their minds”.
Benches are valued as public, egalitarian and free social resource. Read more about the report now.
The Young Foundation has been awarded the money to develop the Amplify project. Amplify will bring people, groups and organisations together to tackle problems in their communities.
8-week course proven to leave people happier and more likely to help others, offered by Action for Happiness.
UNEQUAL NATION presents overwhelming research evidence not only of remaining large inequalities between women and men in the UK but also their systemic nature.
On Monday, 29 June 2015, The Young Foundation will host an event to launch Communities Can, a pilot programme funded by the Big Lottery Fund. This exciting new programme is focused on providing support to small, informal community groups in five Local Authority areas in England: Barking and Dagenham, Blackpool, Peterborough, Sunderland and Torbay. Our… → Read More
We need businesses in Leeds to join us on the evening of 2nd July for an event to launch our programme.
The People’s Panel, a live crowdfunding festival supporting six social justice organisations, launches on March 30th to raise the support the ventures need to scale. The Young Foundation and partners are bringing together a crowd of 400 people to support the community projects live via crowdfunding platform the People’s Republic – sidestepping traditional forms… → Read More
The Social Economy Alliance, a growing collaboration of more than 400 socially-driven organisations, today called for a French-style ’90-10’ rule to be included in the forthcoming pensions bill, announced today in the Queen’s Speech. Under such a rule, pension fund managers would have to offer savers a choice of at least one social investment fund…. → Read More