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New fund supports knowledge creation ‘by everyone, for everyone’

News 21 September 2022

Community Knowledge Fund will help groups and organisations find solutions to local and national challenges by uncovering knowledge and turning great ideas into action.

‘If the research sector is to truly reflect our diverse communities, we need new forms of partnerships’ 

Blog 20 July 2022

Tom Saunders and Emily Morrison stress the need for more equitable and sustainable models of community engagement in research

New funding will help put communities ‘at the heart’ of research

News 20 July 2022

Acting on new research findings, £4m in new funding is now available for Community Research Networks supporting local engagement in research.

Here comes the community!

Blog 13 June 2022

Today, local leaders from around the UK descend on Parliament to call for a Community Power Act. Our CEO Helen Goulden welcomes engagement with communities that increases both equality and equity. 

Introducing the Community Power Act

Publication 13 June 2022

This proposal, supported by The Young Foundation, outlines new laws aim that could fundamentally change where power lies in this country.

‘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.

Amplify Youth: putting young people at the heart of social change

Publication 22 January 2021

Amplify Youth was a programme funded by Credit Suisse and delivered by The Young Foundation. We worked with young people aged 16-25 in challenging areas of East London, Dublin and Belfast. Our aim was to tackle the structural inequality experienced

Communities Driving Change: our journey to systemic change

Publication 24 December 2020

In a borough where health inequalities are rife, this project imagined a new type of relationship between institutions and residents, shifting control over local health and wellbeing priorities.

Communities Driving Change: shifting local systems

Publication 23 December 2020

This programme supported residents in Tower Hamlets to take action for improved health and wellbeing in their communities, co-designing and developing grassroots solutions to enable real change.

Communities Driving Change: Covid-19 response to recovery

Publication 21 December 2020

A 2020 report from the Tower Hamlets Communities Driving Change (CDC) team at The Young Foundation and FutureGov.

Social cohesion in Barking and Dagenham: participatory approaches

Publication 9 December 2020

A report reflecting interviews, storytelling events, innovation workshops and creative research in Barking and Dagenham, 2018-2020

Join the Conversation: A collection of simple ideas for planning social action in your community

Publication 8 May 2018

This handbook contains a collection of prompts, ideas and frameworks to help you think about opportunities for social action in your community. It aims to help you explore and discuss the things you love about the place you live, as

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