Julie Mellor is the new Chair of Trustees.
A new report calls for real change to address this issue by improving access to affordable credit and providing people with the skills and confidence to make positive financial choices.
The Young Foundation marks the centennial year of the birth of its founder, Michael Young, by calling for the end of meritocracy. New CEO, Glenys Thornton (Baroness Thornton), will call on powerful elites to “loosen their grip and open their minds”.
The Young Foundation has been awarded the money to develop the Amplify project. Amplify will bring people, groups and organisations together to tackle problems in their communities.
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
— 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
From Tycoon Telegraph: We are absolutely thrilled to announce the winner of the Tycoon in Schools competition. Huge congratulations go to 14-year-old Eleanor Bullough from The Da Vinci Studio School in Stevenage, who has been crowned the Ultimate Tycoon in Schools by Peter Jones CBE. Eleanor, whose arts and crafts business is named Boo’s Bits… → Read More
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
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
Benches are valued as public, egalitarian and free social resource. Read more about the report now.