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Community innovators win funding and support 

News 4 October 2023

Twelve grassroots community organisations supported to ‘turn great ideas into action’ as Phase 2 of the Community Knowledge Fund delivers grants worth £50k to £100k 

David Heinemann

Person 3 October 2023

David’s role is to discover and develop civic leaders working to improve the health of our society. He has a background in personal and organisational development, supporting pioneering changemakers and organisations in the UK and internationally for more than 15 years.

Civic Futures: provocations and experiments in London’s civic system

9 November 2023
10:00am – 1:30pm

Join Civic Futures Fellows to share reflections and provocations, and explore how the programme has influenced and shaped work in wider civic society. 

‘How can we ensure a people-powered transition?’

Blog 29 September 2023

Our CEO, Helen Goulden OBE, spoke on a panel about what a people-powered transition to net zero would look like at the Liberal Democrats conference 25 September 2023.

Our phase two grantees

Find our more about each of the important initiatives funded through the Community Knowledge Fund.

Hive Minds: experiences of ‘citizen science’ and community research

16 October 2023
10:00am – 12:00pm

Launching the Institute for Community Studies and UKRI’s discussion series exploring community participation in research.  

Ambitious programme supports young people to tackle youth violence

News 20 September 2023

A five-year extension of the Peer Action Collective (PAC) programme, announced today, will drive youth participation to address youth violence and its causes.

Gary Fawdrey

Person 13 September 2023

Gary joined The Young Foundation in 2023, having previously supported social innovators and designed innovation funding programmes through roles with Elrha’s Humanitarian Innovation Fund and Nesta’s Challenge Works. As an Innovation Practitioner Gary works across the Young Foundation’s social innovation portfolio.

Our phase one grantees

Find our more about each of the important initiatives funded through the Community Knowledge Fund.

Social innovation

Find out how our Innovation and Practice Team works people from diverse sectors to shape game-changing initiatives.

Rosema Nawaz

Person 10 August 2023

Rosema joined The Young Foundation as a Project Coordinator in 2023. Previously, she worked within the Mental Health sector in Bradford, to improve accessibility of Mental Health Services using Artificial Intelligence.

Leonie Taylor

Person 9 August 2023

Leonie joined The Young Foundation in 2023, and is passionate about using ethical research to address health inequalities. She is a social researcher with a background in migration studies and gender equity. Leonie’s international experience in Sierra Leone and Greece informs her research design.


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Social innovation

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

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