We are now accepting applications for the Young Academy Accelerator Spring/Summer 2018. You could be part of the sixth cohort of The Young Foundation’s flagship Accelerator programme providing support for innovative education ventures. The free programme will run in London from April to July. Apply now!
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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
…and use your ideas to make your community a better place. We want to put young people at the heart of solutions. This is why we’re running a new free programme called Amplify Youth. Join in!
“We network and transact now more than ever but meaningful time together is being systematically displaced by fast and shallow connections”. David Robinson, writes for us on how to make meaningful relationships the ‘central operating principle’ in the run-up to the launch of our Community Wellbeing Index in partnership with the Co-op UK and his forthcoming talk on this at LSE.
SIC has launched a consultation survey. Have your say about the biggest barriers for Europe’s social innovation community and contribute to a new EU Social Innovation Policy Declaration.
The Young Foundation’s CEO, Helen Goulden, outlines some of the key recommendations coming out of the review into the Collaborative Economy for the Scottish Government, for which she was chair of this cross-sector panel.
Today we celebrate the spin out of Action for Happiness, the grassroots social movement of people taking action to increase wellbeing, launched and incubated by The Young Foundation. Our CEO, Helen Goulden on back on our long history of work to support happiness and wellbeing which we are continuing into the present day.
“Wheelchair users are currently underserved by the UK housing market. They have few options and this is a social problem that no one is looking into.”
Reimagining Rent is The Young Foundation’s ground-breaking initiative to support innovation in the private rented sector (PRS). Six weeks into the programme, what have we learned so far?
James Noble, Impact Management Lead at NPC, our evidence partner on the Young Academy, describes the process of supporting early-stage ventures to measure their impact and reflects on the overall impact of the programme.
Last week we held the first of ten intensive workshops with the first seven ventures to join our Reimagining Rent innovation support programme. Sheraz Dar, CEO of CreditLadder, enterprise that launched 18 months ago to improve tenants credit scores through on time rental payments, met the cohort to tell them about his experiences of innovating… → Read More