Press Releases

New generation of cutting edge community projects changing Northern Ireland

Date: 8 May 2017

Date: 8 May 2017

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 Young Foundation reveals a new way to reimagine our economy through a trailblazing model of economic and social equality.

Date: 5 April 2017

Date: 5 April 2017

Young Foundation research launched on 5th April on the Mondragon Corporation reveals a large global business owned by its workers delivering economic and social equality by combining success in the marketplace with social benefit. Mondragon, the world’s largest worker-led cooperatives association with annual revenues of over €12 billion (equivalent to those of Kellogg’s and Visa),… → Read More

‘Communities Can’ demonstrates how capacity building programmes can help strengthen small organizations.

Date: 21 March 2017

Date: 21 March 2017

Community organisations possess a deep understanding of the needs of their communities and demonstrate great persistence and resilience in addressing these needs. However, they can face a lack of access to development. Communities Can, a 2-year pilot to test how best to provide organisational development support for small community groups, set out to demonstrate how… → Read More

Communities Can – Launch Event

Date: 29 June 2015

Date: 29 June 2015

On Monday, 29 June 2015, The Young Foundation will host an event to launch Communities Can, a pilot programme funded by the Big Lottery Fund. This exciting new programme is focused on providing support to small, informal community groups in five Local Authority areas in England: Barking and Dagenham, Blackpool, Peterborough, Sunderland and Torbay. Our… → Read More

AMPLIFY – Local campaigning in a digital world

Date: 16 May 2013

Date: 16 May 2013

With the use of smart phones and social networking on the increase, community organisers and campaigners need to make more of online opportunities if they want to have their voices heard – according to a new report released today. The Young Foundation’s “Amplify: Local campaigning in a digital world” is designed to help community organisations… → Read More