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
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
The Young Academy, The Young Foundation’s innovation programme tackling educational inequalities has announced investments totalling over £200,000 in three ventures it has incubated.
Change makers from across Northern Ireland are today pitching their big ideas for tackling inequality to funders and experts at Belfast’s Innovation Factory.
As part of The Young Foundation’s highly acclaimed innovation programme tackling inequalities, we have recently launched Reimagining Rent. This unique programme, funded by the Nationwide Foundation, is seeking out people who are tackling the challenges in the private rented sector.
Today (16/08/17) Dame Julie Mellor, Chair of The Young Foundation announced the appointment of new CEO, Helen Goulden, who will take up her post from October. Helen joins the Young Foundation from Nesta where she has been an Executive Director for the past 4 years. Helen leads Nesta’s Innovation Lab whose mission is to support and… → Read More
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
Today we are announcing the search for a new CEO of the Young Foundation. With a formidable track record of confronting inequality we have spearheaded trailblazing work across the UK and internationally creating insight and innovations which put people at the heart of social change.
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 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