Press Releases

Tycoon in Schools 2012 winner unveiled

Date: 13 December 2012

Date: 13 December 2012

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

Preventative investment for youth crime

Date: 23 July 2012

Date: 23 July 2012

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

New framework highlights the value of services for young people

Date: 17 July 2012

Date: 17 July 2012

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

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

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