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Volunteering & Youth Social Action

Using the platform of events from the major like London 2012 to community events on the doorstep to inspire people into a lifetime of volunteering and social action

What can we learn from event volunteering about how to strengthen volunteering infrastructure over the long term?

Project evaluations Women & Girls

UK Youth: EmpowHER

A comprehensive research project on the benefits of youth social action carried out by UK Youth and funded by Spirit of 2012 and the #iwill Fund.

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Volunteering Cities

Bradford Conwy England Great Yarmouth Medway Wales

Grants to four cities who bid for UK City of Culture 2025 to strengthen their local volunteering infrastructure.

Women and girls



To mark the centenary of women’s suffrage, our EmpowHER programme, jointly funded with the #iwill Fund aims to develop and skill up young women and girls to use their voices for positive change – just as their predecessors did 100 years ago.

Community cohesion Volunteering Wellbeing

Moment To Movement


We supported the Jo Cox Foundation to explore community connection and social action through The Great Get Together.