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A new report from The Young Foundation, supported by the Private Equity Foundation and Big Society Capital, says the £2.5 billion a year pupil premium is not being used effectively to raise the educational performance of the UK’s poorest pupils – and calls for social investment to be used to develop and deliver programmes with… → Read More
Today (14th December) New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) launches a unique impact guide for ventures developing innovations in the education sector for the Young Academy. There are many ventures developing great ideas to support this sector but ultimately, success will depend on persuading customers and investors that their idea really will make a difference. To achieve… → Read More
On Thursday 27 June, the independent Campaign for Youth Social Action was established – find out more at www.youthsocialaction.co.uk. The campaign’s long term goal is to increase the number of quality social action opportunities so that 50% of young people undertake “practical action in the service of others” by 2020. Over the last few months,… → Read More
One of Scotland’s largest third sector funders is looking for up to 15 organisations with the vision and desire to become Better By Design. From today (April 8) the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) is offering the chance to receive free, intensive, expert and bespoke support to those that want to undergo a service redesign. BIG… → Read More
The Young Foundation has announced the latest cohort of high potential social enterprises to join its Accelerator programme. Following three successful previous rounds, this programme will focus on addressing the challenge our education system faces in equipping young people with the skills required to find future employment, education or training opportunities. The Young Foundation have… → Read More
A new partnership will create opportunities for people in Stirling to develop ideas and take action that they believe will make a difference to their daily lives.
The Young Foundation is pleased to announce the first awareness-raising event of a Europe-wide social innovation incubation project – TRANSITION. The Transnational Network for Social Innovation Incubation (TRANSITION) is a 30 month EU funded project aiming at scaling up 300 Social Innovations across Europe. Through a common framework co-created by our Scaling Centres, European social… → Read More
The Young Foundation bringing its leading investment readiness programme to Wales. The nine ventures to receive support from this prestigious programme will be formally announced at a showcase evening event on 17 October 2013 at the Wales Millennium Centre. Guests at the launch event include famous faces, entrepreneurs, funders and support agencies from across Wales…. → Read More
After eight years at The Young Foundation stretching back to its establishment, Simon Tucker has decided that it is time for him to move on to the next challenge and has announced his resignation as Chief Executive. Simon initially joined to establish Launchpad, the ventures arm of The Young Foundation. As Director of Ventures, Managing… → Read More