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The Young Foundation welcomes contributions from many sectors and standpoints - views expressed here are not necessarily held by The Young Foundation.

Ideas, as well as people, now move more freely. We have put new models, drawn from other classes and other parts of the world, before the local people, creating new aspirations and new ideas.
Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Family and Kinship in East London, 1957

Innovating to create education’s missing piece

Date: | Posted by: Tom Ravenscroft

Date: October 19 2017

Posted by: Tom Ravenscroft

 

Tom Ravenscroft, CEO of Enabling Enterprise, award-winning social enterprise supported by The Young Foundation, introduces his new book, The Missing Piece. This is a culmination of all he has learnt in a decade of working with young people to equip them with the skills needed to succeed in life. 

Calling innovations in the housing sector

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Date: September 15 2017

Posted by: Lucie Russell

 

We are now accepting applications for our latest innovation support programme for housing innovations making the private rented sector work better for vulnerable people and those on low incomes.

4 ways to foster community wellbeing

Date: | Posted by: Isabel Young

Date: September 04 2017

Posted by: Isabel Young

 

Last week, Programme Manager for Communities and Place, Isabel Young travelled to Nottingham to discuss what makes them feel well in their city. Here she provides four key reflections from the lively discussions that took place on the day.

Offer to participants

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Date: September 01 2017

Posted by: Isabel Young

 

The Young Foundation Innovation team has launched Reimagining Rent, which will provide an intensive 6-month programme of support to initiatives tackling the challenges in the private rented sector. Find out more about the support being offered here.

Call for Submissions: OpenMaker Pilot Support Scheme

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Date: August 03 2017

Posted by: Jim Ledwith

 

Become part of the 4th Industrial Revolution OpenMaker is seeking strong and innovative applications from Maker-Manufacturer teams who aim to have a social impact on their surrounding communities. The 20 best proposals will receive a commission of €20,000 to develop their project as part of our Pilot Support Scheme (PSS).