From January to June 2016, the Young Foundation worked with Power to Change and Social Enterprise UK in three very different Sheffield neighbourhoods, Manor, Upperthorpe and Heeley, to explore approaches to place-based investment in the city. Over the past two years The Young Foundation has developed an approach to place-based transformation which emphasises the importance of… → Read More
Realising Ambition is delighted to announce the launch of its fourth insight paper on routine outcome monitoring to support service improvement efforts.
Over 12 million people in the UK do not have access to affordable credit. An estimated 16.8 per cent are over-indebted. In Wales, the proportion is higher in every single local authority area with three among the UK’s top 10 most over-indebted localities. This report by The Young Foundation calls for real change to address this… → Read More
New Gender Futures report on what is genders lens investing, how it generates financial return and advances gender equality and what needs to happen to build the field in the UK.
A year ago we started listening to people from all walks of life in Leeds, learning about the deeply held values that exist in communities and hearing people’s stories of hope and transformation. We also met amazing projects, initiatives and campaigns that are creating a more just and equal place for everyone to live, and… → Read More
Realising Ambition is delighted to announce the launch of its third insight paper on the iterative nature of service improvement and the generation of evidence.
Amplifying the potential of cities and regions through movement-based social innovation – a methodology in progress At The Young Foundation we believe structural inequality undermines the economy and corrodes our wellbeing. Lack of opportunity and limited social mobility destroys lives, leaving its mark on communities, relationships, aspirations and self-worth . We work to create a… → Read More
Realising Ambition is delighted to announce the launch of its second insight paper on how to create a richer evidential tapestry.
A fascinating look at a public but often overlooked resource – the humble bench.
This summary reports the results of an independent community engagement and research study carried out as part of a Needs Assessment for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups within West Sussex. The work was delivered by The Young Foundation, using a participatory approach with community researchers. Over 100 people from BAME communities were engaged… → Read More