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?
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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
We are looking for individuals with expertise in the field who want to support the growth of a dynamic and open manufacturing ecosystem across Europe.
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.
Research Assistant, Hannah Rich. caught up with Marie from SoCentral, in Oslo, to talk about the SIC experimentation process.
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.
This case studies series provides a snapshot of each of the 25 projects delivering in the Realising Ambition programme.
Ken Pickering, Outreach Worker for Communities Can in Torbay, and Tatevik Sargsyan, project lead, consider the potential for improving support for smaller community organisations.
The Communities Can project has supported 378 small and diverse community groups through matching them to a range of experienced local providers. This is the second of two parts, in which we are showcasing some highlights and testimonials from a range of groups who received different types of support through the programme.
Social innovation can be understood as innovative ideas which simultaneously are good for society and enhance society’s capacity to act. Through the experimentation work package of SIC, we are working with local partners, using the tools and methods of social innovation to co-create solutions to collectively defined local issues and challenges. We recruited 5 diverse… → Read More
The Communities Can project has supported 378 small and diverse community groups through matching them to a range of experienced local providers. In two parts, we showcase some highlights and testimonials from a range of groups who received different types of support through the programme.