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

‘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

New framework highlights the value of services for young people

Date: 17 July 2012

Date: 17 July 2012

The value of services that support young people’s personal and social development is highlighted in new work from the Young Foundation on behalf of the Catalyst consortium (a NCVYS co-ordinated partnership) and published today (18 July 2012). The framework of outcomes for young people demonstrates the importance of young people’s personal and social development and… → Read More