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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, young people from across […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:29+00:00February 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 of 2017 took place […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:30+00:00January 5th, 2018|News|

YPI Scotland Leaders Conference 2017


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 The Wood Foundation as […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:30+00:00November 22nd, 2017|News|

James Gillespie’s High Alumni Case Study

James Gillespie’s High School Alumni Case Study: Ongoing Engagement 

“As teenagers, we don’t always feel listened to and appreciated that much, but through this programme and especially with the charity we’ve all felt really appreciated and wanted. You can make a difference, even though you’re a teenager.”

Louise Jack, YPI Social Impact Coordinator, […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:30+00:00July 14th, 2017|Alumni Case Study|

Beautiful Inside & Out | Charity Case Study

Beautiful Inside & Out Case Study: Giving a voice to young people

“Receiving YPI grants has been valuable, however raising awareness of the charity through YPI presentations is just as important as it has enabled other young people to access support.”

Beautiful Inside and Out was set up by Pauline Moriarty in […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:30+00:00July 14th, 2017|Charity Case Study|

Tain Royal Academy | School Case Study

Tain Royal Academy Case Study: Planning for success

Tain Royal Academy Winning Team 2014

Over the last five years Tain Royal Academy, Highlands has delivered the Youth & Philanthropy Initiative programme through their S2 RMPS curriculum.  During this time the delivery of YPI has evolved as the teachers’ knowledge and understanding of the […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:30+00:00July 14th, 2017|School Case Study|

Sands Lothians | Charity Case Study

Sands Lothians Case Study: Engage students | Raise awareness | Make a difference

Following the tragic loss of her own baby son, Nicola Welsh volunteered with SANDS Lothians for five years before she became the charity’s Chief Executive in 2015.  Nicola has had contact with six different YPI groups and has […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:30+00:00July 10th, 2017|Charity Case Study|

Banchory Academy Alumni Case Study

Banchory Academy Alumni Case Study: YPI is just the beginning of your journey

“It makes you think about the bigger picture and not just what’s happening in your little bubble. You become more aware of people in your school and community who may be struggling”

Issey and Elysia presenting at the YPI […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:30+00:00July 4th, 2017|Alumni Case Study|

Drumchapel High School – School Case Study

Drumchapel High School: Enabling young people to make a difference

“To see young people make an actual impact in the community is amazing – YPI has enabled that.”

Pictures from Drumchapel YPI School Finals

When Rebecca Dobson joined Drumchapel High School three years ago there was no Wider Achievement programme in […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:31+00:00July 4th, 2017|School Case Study|

Finding Your Feet | Charity Case Study

Finding Your Feet Charity Case Study 

“YPI is a fantastic opportunity to teach students that other people aren’t as well off and that you get a really good feeling and pride from helping people.”

Corinne Hutton at the YPI 2017 National Event | Picture by Fraser Band

To date Finding Your Feet […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:31+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Charity Case Study|

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