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

Date: 10 April 2013

Date: 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… → Read More

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Communities Can – Launch Event

Date: 29 June 2015

Date: 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… → Read More

THE ACCELERATOR – INTRODUCING THE LATEST SOCIAL VENTURES TO RECEIVE SUPPORT FROM THE YOUNG FOUNDATION

Date: 10 April 2013

Date: 10 April 2013

The Young Foundation has announced the latest cohort of high potential social enterprises to join its Accelerator programme.  The successful ventures include Each One Teach One, a charitable foundation from recording artist Plan B (Ben Drew) and Houses2Homes, an initiative that helps to re-build the lives of veterans by employing and training them in a… → Read More

Growing interest to interest grown: Is the youth sector ready for social investment?

Date: 31 March 2013

Date: 31 March 2013

A new report from The Young Foundation working as part of the Catalyst Consortium argues that, whilst much of the youth sector recognises the potential of social investment, many organisations can not yet be considered investment ready. In their 2011 publication “Growing Interest” The Young Foundation outlined the potential for social investment for the youth… → Read More

AMPLIFY – Local campaigning in a digital world

Date: 16 May 2013

Date: 16 May 2013

With the use of smart phones and social networking on the increase, community organisers and campaigners need to make more of online opportunities if they want to have their voices heard – according to a new report released today. The Young Foundation’s “Amplify: Local campaigning in a digital world” is designed to help community organisations… → Read More

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

Date: 1 November 2012

Date: 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;… → Read More

DESIGNED TO MOVE – Lord Coe and Paula Radcliffe join call to address physical inactivity in the UK

Date: 24 April 2013

Date: 24 April 2013

Kate Hoey MP is today (Wednesday 24 April) hosting a parliamentary reception to address how physical inactivity is threatening the social and economic prosperity of the UK. The event will feature Lord Sebastian Coe, Paula Radcliffe and Designed to Move Champions including The Young Foundation. The Young Foundation is a Designed to Move Champion and… → Read More

Metropolitan and Young Foundation incubator launched by local MP Chuka Umunna

Date: 24 April 2014

Date: 24 April 2014

An initiative to support local social enterprises in Lambeth, the Metropolitan Business Incubator, was launched on April 24 by local MP Chuka Umunna. The incubator will provide small social enterprises in Lambeth with the space and opportunity to grow. The Young Foundation is proud to be involved in the project – providing advice and support… → Read More