Part of our places programme Amplify NI is a major five-year initiative to support people in Northern Ireland to take action together, to create fairer communities where everyone can thrive. Read the programme’s impact report here.
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Our new research report on the MONDRAGON Corporation, the largest industrial Co-operative in the world, explores it as a social innovation ecosystem, a highly successful and competitive way of transforming people’s lives for the better through shared ownership.
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Today we are announcing the search for a new CEO of the Young Foundation. With a formidable track record of confronting inequality we have spearheaded trailblazing work across the UK and internationally creating insight and innovations which put people at the heart of social change.
New to impact management but want to improve? Willing to share your experiences and collaborate with others in your sector? Want to help us create resources that meet your needs? Join the Pathway strand of the Impact Management Programme to co-design support that will help you use your impact data to improve what you do…. → Read More
This local, community-driven approach, part of The Young Foundation’s Amplify programme is gaining traction around the world. The work of AmplifyNI will be celebrated at Community Powered Change: Telling Stories, Growing Ideas, at Ulster University Business School on Monday, May 8th.
The Social Economy Alliance, representing hundreds of social enterprises, co-operatives, charities, investors, entrepreneurs, trusts and associations, including The Young Foundation, has today launched its manifesto for the General Election. It sets out an ambitious, positive vision on how the new Government can harness the energy of businesses, community groups, charities and co-operatives to tackle the… → Read More
Volunteering has played an important role in the delivery of a number of young people’s services in the Realising Ambition programme of which the Young Foundation is a partner. Realising Ambition is a Big Lottery funded programme led by Catch 22 helping young people avoid pathways into offending. What have we learnt from Realising Ambition that could help organisations delivering similar services to make the most effective use of volunteers amid a national trend of declining numbers?
Research Assistant, Hannah Rich. caught up with Oliver and Agnes from Pärnu Community Fund, the host centre in Estonia, to talk about their experiences of the SIC experimentation process so far.
The Young Foundation, led by CEO Baroness Glenys Thornton, challenges the political parties and parliamentary candidates to ask themselves these key questions on inequalities when writing their manifestos.
Ed Mayo, Secretary General of Co-operatives UK blogs about Humanity at Work, our latest research report, on MONDRAGON Corporation, the world’s largest industrial cooperative association.