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