Press Releases

Google launches £2m hunt for Britain’s most innovative social entrepreneurs

Date: 25 March 2013

Date: 25 March 2013

Google today launched the Global Impact Challenge, inviting British non-profits to tell them how they would use technology to transform lives. The top four submissions will each receive a £500,000 Global Impact Award, as well as mentoring and support to help make their project a reality. The Young Foundation is delighted to be supporting this… → Read More

Lack of evidence-based interventions risks leaving young people behind

Date: 18 July 2013

Date: 18 July 2013

Report findings launched today, one year into the ground-breaking Realising Ambition programme, show that there is currently a lack of evidence-based programmes to choose from in the UK. The report shows that challenges in recruiting sufficiently qualified or experienced staff, along with internal bureaucracy mean successful early intervention programmes aimed at helping vulnerable children act… → Read More

Five migrant social enterprises win over £40k of business support

Date: 23 May 2013

Date: 23 May 2013

Five migrant social enterprises have together won over £40,000 worth of business support from The Young Foundation – a leading centre for social enterprise – thanks to an initiative by Metropolitan Migration Foundation to grow the number of migrant social entrepreneurs in Lambeth and Nottingham. The five organisations sharing the £40,000 worth of support include… → Read More

All set to become Better by Design

Date: 1 July 2013

Date: 1 July 2013

After a competitive selection process the Big Lottery Fund today announced the 15 organisations from across Scotland chosen to take part in their Better By Design process. Through Better By Design the Big Lottery Fund is working with Taylor Haig and The Young Foundation offering the selected organisations free, intensive, expert and bespoke support to… → Read More