Study explores diversity and inclusion in social research

1 July 2021

The Young Foundation and the Social Research Association (SRA)’s study into diversity and inclusion in the social research profession finds the sector has far to go in terms of how representation, the extent to which diversity and inclusion are valued, and how research is funded and designed.

Embarking on a civic journey

21 June 2021

The Young Foundation is proud to announce a transformational two-year research project, supported by the National Citizen Service CIC. We will be working with Huddersfield and Sheffield Universities to explore how young people develop the knowledge, skills, and experience to become resilient adults and engaged citizens.

The Young Foundation to train 30 young peer researchers

14 June 2021

We’re delighted to be partnering with Youth Futures Foundation and the Mohn Westlake Foundation to work with up to thirty young people, employed through the Kickstart Scheme to be trained as peer researchers.

Social research project tackles youth unemployment

14 June 2021

The Young Foundation, Youth Futures Foundation and The Mohn Westlake Foundation are launching a unique social research project to tackle youth unemployment. The project, made possible through the Kickstart Scheme, will see up to 30 formerly unemployed young people trained as peer researchers.

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.

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