Press Releases

Young Foundation becomes a Start-up European Ambassador

Date: 19 March 2018

Date: 19 March 2018

We are delighted to announce that today (19th March) we become a Start-up European ambassador. http://startupeuropeclub.eu/startup-europe-ambassadors/ This is a group of key influencers situated in European startup ecosystems who will provide information and advice about the European Commission’s Startup Europe initiative. The objective is to democratize the startup phenomenon so that every European citizen has… → Read More

building a happier world together

Social movement Action for Happiness becomes an independent charity

Date: 25 January 2018

Date: 25 January 2018

In the context of our growing mental health crisis and the importance of finding new solutions, we are proud to announce the spin-out of Action for Happiness as an independent charity. Action for Happiness is a grassroots movement of people taking action to build a happier and more caring society. It was launched within The… → Read More

The Young Foundation launches new housing innovation programme to unlock solutions in the private rented housing sector

Date: 5 December 2017

Date: 5 December 2017

As the Government focuses its recent budget on an overloaded, crisis-ridden housing sector, today (5/12/17) The Young Foundation launches its first Reimagining Rent ventures cohort, funded by the Nationwide Foundation. Reimagining Rent is a unique programme working with innovative initiatives that are tackling many of the challenges of the private rented sector that have detrimental effects… → Read More

The Young Foundation to partner with Ormeau Baths on social innovation in Belfast

Date: 27 November 2017

Date: 27 November 2017

Ormeau Baths has announced a new partnership with social innovation and research pioneers The Young Foundation, which will also see the Foundation become residents at the Baths.   Ormeau Baths is a collaborative entrepreneurial campus that helps the brightest and best indigenous tech start-ups gain access to new networks, funding and expertise and give them… → Read More

Young Foundation Launches Private Rented Sector Shake Up with New Housing Innovation Programme

Date: 10 August 2017

Date: 10 August 2017

The Young Foundation launches unique housing innovation programme focused on the Private Rented Sector.  Today (10/08/17) The Young Foundation launches Reimagining Rent, funded by the Nationwide Foundation, a new programme working with innovative initiatives that are tackling many of the challenges presented by the Private Rented Sector. This exciting new programme is greatly needed because for the vulnerable and those… → Read More

The Young Foundation signs up to ‘taking back control’ – The Social Economy Alliance manifesto for an inclusive economy

Date: 5 May 2017

Date: 5 May 2017

The Social Economy Alliance, representing hundreds of social enterprises, co-operatives, charities, investors, entrepreneurs, trusts and associations, including The Young Foundation, has today launched its manifesto for the General Election. It sets out an ambitious, positive vision on how the new Government can harness the energy of businesses, community groups, charities and co-operatives to tackle the… → Read More

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