Publications

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Amplify Sheffield

June 2016

From January to June 2016, the Young Foundation worked with Power to Change and Social Enterprise UK in three very different Sheffield neighbourhoods, Manor, Upperthorpe and Heeley, to explore approaches to place-based investment in the city. Over the past two years The Young Foundation has developed an approach to place-based transformation which emphasises the importance of... Find out more

A Story of Leeds: Changing the world every day

March 2016

Dr Mary Hodgson

A year ago we started listening to people from all walks of life in Leeds, learning about the deeply held values that exist in communities and hearing people’s stories of hope and transformation. We also met amazing projects, initiatives and campaigns that are creating a more just and equal place for everyone to live, and... Find out more

Making Waves

March 2016

Amplifying the potential of cities and regions through movement-based social innovation – a methodology in progress  At The Young Foundation we believe structural inequality undermines the economy and corrodes our wellbeing. Lack of opportunity and limited social mobility destroys lives, leaving its mark on communities, relationships, aspirations and self-worth . We work to create a... Find out more

BAME Needs Assessment West Sussex: Community Engagement

November 2015

, Radhika Bynon

This summary reports the results of an independent community engagement and research study carried out as part of a Needs Assessment for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups within West Sussex. The work was delivered by The Young Foundation, using a participatory approach with community researchers. Over 100 people from BAME communities were engaged... Find out more

Better by Design: Design thinking for the Scottish third sector

July 2014

Many third sector organisations are facing increased demand for their services, more competition for funding and increased pressure to show their social impact. In response, Big Lottery Fund Scotland developed Better by Design, a process of design-led support provided by the Young Foundation and Taylor Haig. The programme is designed to help organisations find the... Find out more

Turning up the Dial: Digital Social Innovation in Northern Ireland

Digital Social Innovation in Northern Ireland

There is huge potential for digital technology to be more widely used for the social good in Northern Ireland, and this report highlights ways in which voluntary and community groups, the private and public sectors and high-tech experts can make this a reality. Featuring inspiring examples from across the UK and Northern Ireland, the report... Find out more