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Report finds social enterprises funded by The Young Academy benefit 1.8m learners  

Blog 20 April 2022

Social investment fund, set up to tackle disadvantage in education, shares learnings.

The Young Academy Investment Fund Impact Report 2021

Publication 20 April 2022

This report assesses the impact of The Young Academy Investment Fund.

‘Putting young people in the driving seat of research can steer better youth support’

Blog 28 March 2022

Helen Goulden shares a new report, and celebrates greater participation of young people in the research sector.

Finding sustainability in an unfashionable market 

Feature 10 December 2021

Purple Shoots is supported by BOOST, a scheme helping organisations maximise their impact through partnerships with government, business and wider civil society.

Peer-to-peer mental health support for those that need it most 

Feature 10 December 2021

How a chance meeting at a sport hall led to a mental health app, that’s been supported to grow by the BOOST programme, and is now a go-to support service for thousands of young people.

‘No more dead ends’

Feature 10 December 2021

With support from the BOOST scheme, Career Ear provides tools, skills and advice to help people find secure career paths that aren’t at risk of automation

Bridging the digital divide

Feature 10 December 2021

With support from The Young Foundation and BOOST, the environmental campaigning charity Hubbub’s smartphone donation scheme has cut both digital isolation and CO2 emissions.

Game on: embracing the employability power of gaming 

Feature 10 December 2021

Two organisations – Speakers for Schools and Game Academy – have come together to help young people recognise the transferable skills they use when they play video games.

In the fight for climate change, everyone has something to contribute

Blog 9 November 2021

We need both technology and human partnerships to tackle the climate crisis, says activist Daze Aghaji

Beyond the ‘blah, blah, blah’: we need a new kind of climate activism

Blog 4 November 2021

Helen Goulden reflects on people power and partnership as tools for change – and says the cacophony around COP26 speaks volumes.

Competition celebrates projects tackling climate change 

News 19 October 2021

A new international competition, run by The Young Foundation in the UK and by Metrolab Network in the US, celebrates innovative projects tackling climate change. The winners will be announced at COP26, the United Nations Climate Change conference in Glasgow.

New Civic Strength Index to help London build back better

News 6 October 2021

A new Civic Strength Index launches today. Co-designed and co-created by Londoners, the Index aims to help boroughs and organisations in England’s capital city support discussions about the strengths of their communities and consider how to build on them, following the Covid-19 pandemic.

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