YPI Scotland celebrate £2M milestone

Winning Team at Govan High School YPI Final | Picture by Peter Devlin

On the 18th November 2016, The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) in Scotland passed a significant milestone of over £2 million awarded to local grassroots charities since the programme was first introduced in Scotland by The Wood Foundation in 2008.  This […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:31+00:00December 22nd, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

Mark’s Toughest Challenge Yet…*

*We are a little bit joking/a little bit exaggerating/a big bit biased… But earlier this month, Scottish Adventurer Mark Beaumont was the guest judge at Pitlochry High School’s fifth YPI school final, and what an evening the teachers and S3 pupils put on.

In front of an audience of students, parents and […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:43+00:00March 22nd, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

We’re hiring!


Exciting times ahead at YPI Scotland HQ as our National Co-ordinator Louise is expecting a baby!

This also means that we are currently recruiting, please see below:

YPI Scotland Coordinator
Full Time   |   Permanent   |   Salary circa £30,000
Location: Aberdeen with […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:44+00:00February 1st, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

Moving on up @ Glasgow Charity

Move On Pic

It’s always great to hear from charities who have benefited from a £3,000 YPI grant, whether just to say thank you or to let us know what they’ve used their money for.

This week, we received an email from Glasgow-based charity Move On, who offer a […]

By |2019-01-13T11:14:44+00:00November 18th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|