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UNICEF UK – How to help Ukraine

By Jon Sparkes
on 25 March 2022 , 3 minute read

In this guest blog, Jon Sparkes, Chief Executive at The UK Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF UK), shares how you can help provide support to children in Ukraine.


Save the Children – How to help Ukraine

By Kirsty McNeill
on 3 March 2022

In this guest blog, Kirsty McNeill, Executive Director of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns at Save the Children UK, shares how you can help Ukraine through your work, your money, and your voice.

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YIF: Dashboard

on 11 May 2021

Our interactive dashboard providing an overview of the shared evaluation of the Youth Investment Fund.

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YIF8: Simulating the economic benefits of youth work

on 11 May 2021

In our eighth Learning and Insight paper, we report on our model for simulating the economic benefits of open access youth provision.

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YIF7: Findings from a shared evaluation of open access youth provision

on 11 May 2021

Our seventh Learning and Insight paper shares the findings of our shared evaluation of the Youth Investment Fund.

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Digital mental health services

on 3 February 2021

The impact of Covid-19 on young people's mental health

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Youth Investment Fund learning and insight paper six

on 29 January 2021

In our sixth Learning and Insight paper we reflect on what we have learnt from the experience of the YIF learning and evaluation project, with a view to informing future open access youth provision learning and evaluation initiatives.

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YIF5: Findings from the YIF case study process evaluation

on 30 November 2020

This qualitative strand of the YIF learning project explores how open access youth provision works, why youth organisations take the approaches they do; how provision is experienced by young people; the effect and relevance of contextual factors; and how this all relates to positive change.

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Back to school for charities?

By Martin Bisp
on 8 October 2020 , 4 minute read

Schools across the UK recently reopened after a prolonged period of closure due to the pandemic. However, some charities remain shut out of schools and have seen opportunities to provide services reduced. What effect is this 'new normal' having on charities and, crucially, young people?

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YIF4: Emerging findings from the Youth Investment Fund Learning Project

on 28 September 2020

Early findings about the quality and impact of open access youth provision, with insights into the development of feasible and meaningful evaluation approaches for this field.

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Youth Investment Fund learning and insight paper three

on 6 August 2020

This paper describes the YIF shared outcomes measurement framework that has been developed for the YIF-funded organisations, and set out the rationale behind the outcomes framework design.

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Creating safe online spaces for young people

By Kelly Bradshaw-Walsh
on 15 June 2020 , 6 minute read

In this guest blog, Kelly Bradshaw-Walsh from the Centre for Youth Impact explores how social distancing has led to a new focus on safe online spaces.