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Building participation to shape a just and green PLANET

We work with government, organisations and communities to build participation and shape a greener, fairer future.

Sean Croghan

Person 18 July 2024

Sean provides the supporting infrastructure to ensure quality delivery of our work and mission. He is passionate about developing strong teams, solving complex problems, and using data and technology to improve decision-making and maximise impact.

King’s Speech promises shift of power to regions and communities 

News 17 July 2024

The government today proposes to ‘seek new partnership with both business and working people, prioritising wealth creation for all communities.’ 

‘Putting local people at the heart of policy’ 

Blog 9 July 2024

Could our new government bring opportunities to work differently? Introducing our organisation’s vision for a fairer, greener and more prosperous, community-powered future.

Rewriting the rulebook

Publication 9 July 2024

This policy brief outlines The Young Foundation’s vision for enhancing social participation in mission-based government.

‘In this moment of hope, let’s change the ‘net zero’ narrative’

Blog 5 July 2024

It’s time to ‘humanise’ our understanding of the opportunity for green change and growth, says Emily Morrison

‘The infrastructure of opportunity’

Blog 5 July 2024

Responding to Keir Starmer’s first speech as Prime Minister, Helen Goulden says government must work collaboratively towards a productive, caring and just society.

‘Safer, more connected, and better designed’

News 5 July 2024

Participation with residents in Basingstoke demonstrates the value of community research to tap into neighbourhood hopes and concerns.

Shaping the future: community research with Basingstoke residents

Publication 5 July 2024

Community research and local consultation in Buckskin and South Ham, identifying residents’ priorities for change in the neighbourhood.  

‘A chance to rewrite the rulebook and govern differently’

Blog 4 July 2024

Could this General Election deliver deep change in our political systems, and power a collaborative, community-powered future?


Vacancy 1 July 2024

We are looking for an experienced, proactive administrator, who will provide high quality support and hit the ground running.

Introduction to peer research course

18 September 2024
9:30am – 3:30pm

This online course is for organisations wishing to develop their peer research project management skills in-house. A previous participant said: “I learnt a lot and feel inspired.”


Community research

We are a not-for-profit tackling societal issues with a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach.

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Social innovation

Involving people from diverse sectors to shape game-changing initiatives.

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