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Director of Research

The Young Foundation is looking for a dynamic director of research to lead the delivery of our new research strategy. We are looking for someone who can shape and deliver useful, cutting-edge research – but who has a talent for engaging and inspiring opinion formers and system leaders.


Finance Manager

We are seeking an experienced Finance Manager to join our finance team.


Policy Manager – Agenda

Agenda, the alliance for women and girls at risk (hosted by The Young Foundation), have an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled, driven and committed individual full of ideas and energy to play a key role in an organisation campaigning for change for women and girls.


The Young Academy Impact Report

Print date: December 2017

Print date: December 2017

The Young Academy launches its first impact report – our flagship innovation and investment programme working to reduce education inequality has supported 52 social ventures since its launch in 2014.

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The Young Foundation launches new housing innovation programme to unlock solutions in the private rented housing sector

Date: 5 December 2017

Date: 5 December 2017

As the Government focuses its recent budget on an overloaded, crisis-ridden housing sector, today (5/12/17) The Young Foundation launches its first Reimagining Rent ventures cohort, funded by the Nationwide Foundation. Reimagining Rent is a unique programme working with innovative initiatives that are tackling many of the challenges of the private rented sector that have detrimental effects… → Read More

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