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Capturing the joy of music
News 9 March 2023
A new project bringing Eurovision’s ‘sense of togetherness and cultural exchange’ to local communities in East London
Research on youth volunteering discussed on the Third Sector podcast
Blog 27 September 2022
Emily Morrison discusses new research from Institute for Community Studies on the Third Sector podcast.
Digital solutions: tech-powered responses to 21st century crises
Publication 13 June 2022
This paper explores the potential to develop digital civic infrastructure to support our national growth and drive levelling up.
‘A time to recharge, renew – and participate in your future’
Blog 19 January 2022
The Young Foundation starts 2022 with a focus on collective energy. Helen Goulden reflects on the challenges and opportunities ahead.
Publication 20 July 2018
Our new report maps patterns of philanthropic and charitable spending across England against deprivation, public spending and the EU Referendum result. The results show the key areas where there are high levels of need, and low levels of philanthropic funding.
Better by Design: Design thinking for the Scottish third sector
Publication 28 July 2014
Many third sector organisations are facing increased demand for their services, more competition for funding and increased pressure to show their social impact. In response, Big Lottery Fund Scotland developed Better By Design, a process of design-led support provided by
Growing Community Organising
Publication 16 May 2013
We define community organising as the process of supporting individuals to come together to improve their communities by putting pressure on institutions, businesses and governments to act. Community organisers work to identify local leaders, bring together local groups and develop campaigns and actions
From Growing Interest to Interest Grown: Is the youth sector ready for social investment?
Publication 31 March 2013
Being a young person in the UK today is tough. Unemployment, failures in the educationÂ system and high levels of young people not in education, employment or training are being compounded by cuts to youth services and funding for voluntary youth sector
The NHS and Civil Society – The Young Foundation and Health
Publication 20 March 2013
We believe that the NHS needs to access the strengths of civil society to do its job in the 21st century. To cope with the changing disease burden and growing financial pressures, the NHS needs to take advantage of the
Discovery, Argument & Action: How civil society responds to changing needs
Publication 30 March 2008
Civil society in its many forms plays vital roles in discovering and then meeting social needs – from poverty and disability to discrimination. This report investigates the many ways in which these roles have been played, analysing civil society’s role
Improving Small Scale Grant Funding
Publication 15 July 2007
A discussion paper, supported by The Office for Civil Society (previously referred to as The Office of the Third Sector at the time this publication was released), that brings together both domestic and international evidence to guide decisions on how
Contentious citizens: Civil society’s role in campaigning for social change
Publication 1 May 2007
This paper traces the story of campaigning for progressive social change from its origins in the late eighteenth century through to the present day, analysing a range of British campaigns from “The Chartist movement” to “Make Poverty History, and international
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