We work with communities all over the UK to help improve people’s lives and shape a fairer future.
Projects and programmes
20 July 2022
The Community Research Networks funding opportunity puts communities at the heart of research.
21 July 2022
Research and insights from our participation in the Kickstart scheme, working with 16- to 24-year-olds deemed at risk of unemployment.
21 July 2022
Embracing our mission to support better-connected, stronger communities, The Young Foundation is proud to be part of We’re Right Here, the campaign for community power.
30 November 2021
The Climate Challenge Cup is a new international competition to celebrate transformative civic research partnerships in the UK and US between research bodies, civic organisations and local communities to combat climate change.
This paper explores the potential to develop digital civic infrastructure to support our national growth and drive levelling up.
Our report addresses the ‘missions’ of the government’s Levelling Up White Paper and proposes action to work ‘radically differently’ by involving local people and communities to drive meaningful change.
Reports and research
This report shares learnings from The Young Foundation’s participation in the Department for Work and Pensions’ Kickstart Scheme.
This report focuses on how the research and innovation (R&I) system can more equitably involve community groups and organisations with less power or representation.
This proposal, supported by The Young Foundation, outlines new laws aim that could fundamentally change where power lies in this country.
A report designed and created by young people on the Kickstart scheme, exploring experiences of financial literacy.
Co-designed and co-created with Londoners, the Civic Strength Index helps boroughs and organisations across the capital consider the strengths of their communities and how build on them.
The first comprehensive survey of the views and experiences of UK social researchers on issues of diversity and inclusion within the sector.