Creating a society where all young people have fair access to good quality jobs

Creating a society where all young people have fair access to good quality jobs

Creating a society where all young people have fair access to good quality jobs

Creating a society where all young people have fair access to good quality jobs

Creating a society where all young people have fair access to good quality jobs

Identifying what works

Everything we do is guided by robust evidence of what works to support young people from marginalised backgrounds into good jobs. We learn from the projects we fund and scale up that learning to drive genuine, long-lasting systemic change.

Investing in potential

Youth Futures Foundation’s grants programme is a key part of our strategy to improve labour market outcomes for the most disadvantaged and discriminated against young people in England.

Igniting change

We work to ignite behaviour and practice by collaborating with partners, building coalitions and influencing policy; we aim to generate systemic change.

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Challenges young people face entering the manual trades
New research, conducted by our grantee, the Ubele Initiative, reveals the challenges young Black and minoritised ethnic people face when entering the manual trades.
Cost of living crisis hits young people
Our Analysis Manager, Andrea Barry, responds to May’s ONS labour market stats, noting how long-term unemployment is still higher than pre-pandemic levels (21%) for young people aged 18-24....
Youth Futures announces three new Board Directors
We are delighted to announce the addition of three new young Directors to our Board. A huge welcome to Lauren Aird, Jess Evans and George Greaves.
150 years before no more young people will end up NEET
A new report shows that the ongoing bias towards academic subjects is undermining the self-esteem and attainment of many young people.
New guidance for employers to retain young people in work
It is crucial that employers create jobs and workplaces where they can develop and build long-term careers.
Our impact in 2021
Our interim Chair, Sir Tony Hawkhead, reflects on our impact in 2021.
How ELATT are supporting Hackney’s most disadvantaged young people into...
We caught-up with Anthony Harmer, Chief Executive of ELATT to learn more about how their work is supporting disadvantaged young people in Hackney, London.   Hi Anthony! Thanks for joining us...
Systemic racism hobbles economic inclusion, with young people hiding their...
Today, the Traveller Movement launches Roads to Success, a research project identifying barriers to economic inclusion for young Romany Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller (GRT) young people. 
Economic inactivity increases for young women
Our Analysis Manager, Andrea Barry, reflects on today's labour market statistics.
£38bn prize if NEET rate improved
UK could benefit from £38bn GDP boost by improving youth employment prospects, but young workers impacted by growth in insecure work.
Patricia Chale
Patricia Chale appointed as interim CEO
We are delighted to announce that Patricia Chale has been appointed as interim CEO at Youth Futures Foundation.
New guidance for employers
Our Director of Impact and Evidence, Chris Goulden, reflects on new guidance for employers who want to recruit young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.
5 female-led organisations we work with
As part of International Women’s Day, we’re spotlighting some of the female-led grantholder organisations and charities we work with and celebrating their pioneering work in the youth sector...
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