Press Releases

Communities Can – Launch Event

29 June 2015

On Monday, 29 June 2015, The Young Foundation will host an event to launch Communities Can, a pilot programme funded by the Big Lottery Fund. This exciting new programme is focused on providing support to small, informal community groups in five Local Authority areas in England: Barking and Dagenham, Blackpool, Peterborough, Sunderland and Torbay. Our... Find out more

The AmplifyNI Scaling Accelerator

16 November 2015

The AmplifyNI Scaling Accelerator is an innovation support programme to rapidly accelerate the growth of new solutions to social problems in Northern Ireland, funded by the Department of Social Development.

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News release: Democratising funding for social justice causes

10 March 2015

  The People’s Panel, a live crowdfunding festival supporting six social justice organisations, launches on March 30th to raise the support the ventures need to scale. The Young Foundation and partners are bringing together a crowd of 400 people to support the community projects live via crowdfunding platform the People’s Republic – sidestepping traditional forms... Find out more