Youth Loneliness

Could you help us strengthen local youth services? Invitations to tender now open

As part of our Building Connections Fund Youth strand (in partnership with Government), the Co-op Foundation is inviting tenders from organisations with the right skills and expertise to deliver two key contracts to tackle youth loneliness by strengthening local youth services. Two invitations to tenders opened today, Tuesday 6 November Read more…

By Co-op Foundation, ago
funding

We’ve secured an additional £1.5 million Government funding for the Building Connections Fund Youth strand

Earlier this year, we announced a new £2m partnership with Government to fund projects looking to expand or enhance their work tackling youth loneliness – the Building Connections Fund Youth strand. Part of the wider £11.5m Building Connections Fund, our youth-specific strand offered eligible applicants up to £80,000 for projects Read more…

By Co-op Foundation, ago
Youth Loneliness

‘Tackle stigma to change attitudes and build caring communities’ – we respond to the Government’s Loneliness Strategy

Prime Minister Theresa May has today launched the Government’s Loneliness Strategy. Committing to tackle loneliness at all ages – including among young people who research shows feel lonely the most often – the strategy also features key pledges to: Standardise how loneliness is measured and build more evidence to better Read more…

By Co-op Foundation, ago
Youth Loneliness

#ValuesInAction – Helping young care leavers tackle loneliness together at the Co-operative College

We connect people and communities, helping them approach their challenges collectively through relationships based on solidarity and caring for others. In our penultimate blog for Co-operatives Fortnight on how our values guide everything we do, we look at how our funding for the Co-operative College is helping young care leavers Read more…

By Co-op Foundation, ago