We believe that this is #GenerationChange and that YPI, alongside our sister programmes at The Wood Foundation, has an important role to play.
This year, we will engage more than 250 schools the length and breadth of Scotland empowering 34,000 young people. By the end of this academic year, a total of £4m will have been contributed to the Scottish third sector thanks to the participants of YPI since 2008.
In 2019, we will focus on:
- Programme improvement and embedding
- Sustained programme growth
- Shared learning between schools
- Working closely with likeminded partners
We will work tirelessly with our partners to ensure YPI, in every school, is the best it can possibly be.
YPI provides a meaningful and impactful experience for tens of thousands of young people, engaging them in youth social action and developing an array of vital skills in the process. YPI facilitates invaluable partnerships between young people, schools and Scotland’s vibrant third sector. YPI supports thoughtful, targeted grant making focussed on social service issues. YPI provides a gateway to sustained youth volunteering. YPI amplifies youth voice.
Young people must be at the centre of any efforts to embed the successes to date and ensure any impact is systemic. We are committed to ensuring that youth voice, youth action and youth philanthropy has the highest possible standing within Scotland. We will do this alongside our schools, funding partners and an array of stakeholders. We will champion #GenerationChange.