Projects and programmes

Citizen Science

12 January 2023

This three-year, collaborative project seeks to share best practice and explore what works in ‘citizen science’ research around the UK, supporting five UKRI-funded projects.

Community Knowledge Fund

21 September 2022

The Community Knowledge Fund supports communities to play a stronger role in research and innovation.

Fair, green, and people-powered

21 September 2022

A stronger, green and digital economy can regenerate places and improve lives. We’re working to better understand people’s readiness for change and mobilise action.


Community research

The Institute for Community Studies is powered by The Young Foundation, a not-for-profit tackling societal issues with a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach.

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Social innovation

Involving people from diverse sectors, The Young Foundation shapes game-changing initiatives.

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