Press Releases

Campaign for youth social action

27 June 2013

On Thursday 27 June, the independent Campaign for Youth Social Action was established – find out more at www.youthsocialaction.co.uk. The campaign’s long term goal is to increase the number of quality social action opportunities so that 50% of young people undertake “practical action in the service of others” by 2020. Over the last few months,... Find out more

Be Better By Design

8 April 2013

One of Scotland’s largest third sector funders is looking for up to 15 organisations with the vision and desire to become Better By Design. From today (April 8) the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) is offering the chance to receive free, intensive, expert and bespoke support to those that want to undergo a service redesign. BIG... Find out more

THE ACCELERATOR SPEEDS IN TO WALES

17 October 2013

The Young Foundation bringing its leading investment readiness programme to Wales. The nine ventures to receive support from this prestigious programme will be formally announced at a showcase evening event on 17 October 2013 at the Wales Millennium Centre. Guests at the launch event include famous faces, entrepreneurs, funders and support agencies from across Wales.... Find out more

Five migrant social enterprises win over £40k of business support

23 May 2013

Five migrant social enterprises have together won over £40,000 worth of business support from The Young Foundation – a leading centre for social enterprise – thanks to an initiative by Metropolitan Migration Foundation to grow the number of migrant social entrepreneurs in Lambeth and Nottingham. The five organisations sharing the £40,000 worth of support include... Find out more

All set to become Better by Design

1 July 2013

After a competitive selection process the Big Lottery Fund today announced the 15 organisations from across Scotland chosen to take part in their Better By Design process. Through Better By Design the Big Lottery Fund is working with Taylor Haig and The Young Foundation offering the selected organisations free, intensive, expert and bespoke support to... Find out more