Press Releases

Young Foundation becomes a Start-up European Ambassador

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... Find out more

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Social movement Action for Happiness becomes an independent charity

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... Find out more

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

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... Find out more

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Helen Goulden announced as new CEO of The Young Foundation

16 August 2017

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... Find out more

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

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... Find out more