Press Releases

The Young Foundation reveals a new way to reimagine our economy through a trailblazing model of economic and social equality.

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),... Find out more

‘Communities Can’ demonstrates how capacity building programmes can help strengthen small organizations.

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... Find out more

New wave of approved Studio Schools will take total to more than 40

10 April 2013

EMBARGO: 00:01 WEDNESDAY 10 APRIL 2013 Accenture, PWC, Barclays, The National Trust, RSPCA, Royal Veterinary College, The National Space Centre and UK Space Agency among employers behind new projects.  The Government today announced that 13 new Studio Schools are set to open from September 2014 – backed by more than 100 major national and local... Find out more

Communities Can – Launch Event

29 June 2015

On Monday, 29 June 2015, The Young Foundation will host an event to launch Communities Can, a pilot programme funded by the Big Lottery Fund. This exciting new programme is focused on providing support to small, informal community groups in five Local Authority areas in England: Barking and Dagenham, Blackpool, Peterborough, Sunderland and Torbay. Our... Find out more

The Accelerator- Introducing the next generation of social ventures to receive support from The Young Foundation

1 November 2012

The Young Foundation has announced the first ten social ventures to receive £50,000 worth of support through its new Accelerator programme. The successful ventures include Young Advisors, which trains young people to improve their local community through enterprise; The Philosophy Foundation, which uses philosophical enquiry to help children engage in debate and build their confidence;... Find out more