Press Releases

Seven innovations ready to tackle UK’s dysfunctional housing market

25 September 2018

PRESS RELEASE Seven innovations ready to tackle UK’s dysfunctional housing market Young Foundation accelerates social enterprises that support vulnerable private sector renters 25 September 2018 – London, UK: Today, The Young Foundation welcomes seven new projects to the Reimaging Rent accelerator — the UK’s only innovation programme focussed on tackling issues of affordability, quality and security... Find out more

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

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),... Find out more

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

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... Find out more

Communities Can – Launch Event

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... Find out more