Press Releases

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

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

‘Noticing the Change’ – Putting the framework of outcomes into practice

Date: 19 March 2013

Date: 19 March 2013

Today The Young Foundation publishes “Noticing the Change – a Framework of Outcomes for Young People in Practice” on behalf of the Catalyst consortium, a NCVYS co-ordinated partnership. This new report documents the experience of three youth sector organisations in piloting an outcomes approach to their work. It makes recommendations for implementing this approach to… → Read More

Using an app a day could keep the doctor away

Date: 13 March 2013

Date: 13 March 2013

— A third of people Google health advice, new poll shows — Nesta and Young Foundation call for rapid development in sharing health information Almost a third of people use Google for health advice, but only one in eight think it’s the most reliable source; with just half again – one in 16 – saying… → Read More

Preventative investment for youth crime

Date: 23 July 2012

Date: 23 July 2012

Investing £145 million in youth crime prevention could save the public purse over £300 million, according to a report published today by The Young Foundation (25 July 2012). It shows that such a programme of preventative investment now would assist almost 100,000 young people and return almost 200 million cashable savings for councils, police and… → Read More