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We’re here to prevent children and young people becoming involved in violence.

YEF Toolkit

Welcome to the YEF Toolkit – a free online resource to help you put evidence of what works to prevent serious violence into action.

Funding good work

We fund work in England and Wales that aims to prevent children and young people from becoming involved in violence.

Finding what works

We evaluate every programme and activity that we fund. Our aim is to find out what works, for whom and why.

Working for change

To make a lasting difference we’ll build a movement of people and organisations passionate about making sure that young people get the very best support possible.

Latest from YEF

  • Blog

    Blog:Celebrating International Youth Day 2022

    To celebrate International Youth Day we chat to Lily about the work of the Peer Action Collective and being a member of the YEF’s Youth Advisory Board.
  • Blog

    Blog:Nothing about young people without young people – the Peer Action Collective

    In Part Two of our blogs celebrating International Youth Day, Peter Babudu, Assistant Director of Research & Youth Understanding, explains why young people’s involvement in the YEF’s work is vital for creating change. How do you bring about a world where no child is involved in violence? At the Youth Endowment Fund we’re gathering some…
  • Blog

    Blog:Leo’s story: How therapy could help us end violence

    I want to tell you about a child – aged just ten years old – whose life was being shaped by the violence around him. Leo’s* dad was a gang leader. There were people in his life who were deeply connected to crime and violence. He looked up to them, wanted to be like them.…


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