How can innovation help us do the best we can for the future of heritage?

14 April 2021

The Young Foundation and The National Lottery Heritage Fund are undertaking new research on how we can accelerate ideas to support heritage in the future. We want to hear your insights on innovation opportunities and challenges.

Inspiring local projects in Tower Hamlets receive grants

9 April 2021

As a provider of the Tower Hamlets Council ‘Communities Driving Change’ programme, The Young Foundation announces a new grant scheme, supporting local residents to minimise negative health and wellbeing impacts on their communities.

Understanding local patterns of volunteer activity during Covid-19

3 March 2021

Together with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), The Young Foundation is conducting new research to understand the various ways in which volunteers have been (and continue to be) active within local authority areas across England during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Welcome to the Museum of 2020

28 January 2021

Charity The Young Foundation has today launched The Museum of 2020, a virtual exhibition featuring crowdsourced objects submitted by the British public. In December last year, The Young Foundation posed the questions: What object sums up your experiences of 2020?

Vaccine hesitancy fuelled by need for more information on safety

22 January 2021

A nationally representative survey of 2,005 UK residents confirms that only a little more than half (57%) are keen to take the vaccine as soon as possible. Almost a quarter (22%) say they need ‘more information’ before making their decision.

What will you submit to the Museum of 2020?

16 December 2020

Our campaign asks the British public to submit and share a photograph of an object that has come to mean more to them in 2020 – with an explanation of why they have chosen it – as part of our #Museumof2020.

A vaccine: will we take it?

15 November 2020

Just before hopeful news of a new Covid-19 vaccine emerged this week, 123 people across the country were asked to share their thoughts on taking a vaccine, their reasons behind this – and who should receive it as a priority.

The Young Foundation is moving

13 November 2020

The Young Foundation is moving from its long-standing home in Hackney, marking the start of a more ambitious strategy to support communities on the road to recovery from the impact of Covid-19.

Communities spreading hope in north-west Tower Hamlets 

10 November 2020

As the pandemic continues and another period of lockdown begins, The Young Foundation launches a new grant scheme to help support local residents to minimise the negative health and wellbeing impact on their communities.

Imagining a better future

2 October 2020

The Young Foundation has received £50,000 in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund to work with Knowsley Council and the people of Knowsley to share different experiences of Covid-19, tell their stories, and imagine, together, what is possible in the future.

Report unveils innovation in the private rented sector

22 September 2020

The Young Foundation unveils the findings from its ‘Reimagining Rent’ accelerator. Over the past three years, the project has worked with mission-driven entrepreneurs to improve outcomes for those who rent, discovering the impact they make and the challenges they face.

The Young Academy Investment Fund matures

8 September 2020

The Young Academy Investment Fund was established to fill a gap in the finance available to early stage start–ups which were attempting to revolutionise the education system.

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