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Survey with SYP finds young people want to learn about social activism in school

More than 80% of young people believe activity focussed on philanthropy and social activism should be part of the core secondary curriculum.

A nationwide survey by the Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) and the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) concluded that schools should provide opportunities for students to learn […]

By | November 12th, 2018|News|

First YPI final of 2018/19 sees pupils secure £3000 for disability charity

North Berwick High School kicked off the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative’s (YPI) 2018/19 academic year with an impressive final delivered in front of an audience of the entire S5 year group.

Judges Roy Symon of East Lothian Rotary Club, Deputy Head Teacher Fraser McCallum […]

By | October 3rd, 2018|News, School Case Study|

Young people secure £690,000 for charities in 2017/18 through YPI

Secondary school pupils across Scotland secured £690,000 for small, grassroots charities in Scotland through YPI. Taking place in each of Scotland’s 32 local authority regions, charities tackling social issues such as mental health, domestic abuse, community provision, health support services […]

By | September 5th, 2018|News|

Emeli Sandé performs for Scotland’s young philanthropists

Global superstar Emeli Sandé performed to 1000 young people who were being recognised for the difference they have made to their communities throughout Scotland at the YPI Scotland National Event. The celebration took place at the Perth Concert Hall and guests were treated to an acoustic set from […]

By | June 21st, 2018|News|

Senior students of new Lochside Academy join forces for YPI

A tailored version of the YPI programme developed ahead of the school’s opening in August. Senior pupils from Torry and Kincorth Academies are coming together for the first time over the month of June to take part in a special programme by the Youth […]

By | June 21st, 2018|News|

Dundee’s young people secure £18,000 for local causes

The Northwood Charitable Trust supports YPI’s most successful year in Dundee. The success of youngsters from Harris Academy in securing a grant of £3000 for the Dundee Association of Mental Health rounded off the 2017/18 academic year which saw 800 of Dundee’s young people engaging with YPI.

The success […]

By | June 14th, 2018|News|

Emeli Sandé to headline YPI Scotland’s 10th anniversary event

Global superstar Emeli Sandé will headline one of Scotland’s largest youth gatherings later this month.

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) Scotland National Event will welcome more than 1000 participants of the programme who have secured hundreds of thousands of pounds for […]

By | June 5th, 2018|News|

SEP to Support Youth Philanthropy Across Glasgow

Scottish Equity Partners has joined forces with The Wood Foundation to support the development of the Youth & Philanthropy Initiative in Glasgow.

Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has joined forces with The Wood Foundation to support the development of the Youth & Philanthropy Initiative (YPI Scotland) across Glasgow. Through YPI, […]

By | February 20th, 2018|News|

HOE to Support Youth Philanthropy Across Inverness

Highland Office Equipment has joined forces with The Wood Foundation to support the development of the Youth & Philanthropy Initiative in Inverness.

During the 2017/18 academic year, five Inverness secondary schools will participate in YPI, providing a welcome windfall of £15,000 for local charities.  Our last YPI Final […]

By | January 5th, 2018|News|

YPI Scotland Leaders Conference 2017

Mark Beaumont

Tuesday 28th November will see senior leaders from over 100 Scottish secondary schools converge on The Quincentenary Conference Centre at The Surgeon’s Hall in Edinburgh for the Youth & Philanthropy (YPI) Scotland Leaders’ Conference.

YPI has come a long way from when it was first introduced in Scotland […]

By | November 22nd, 2017|News|

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