The Youth Endowment Fund will fund, support and evaluate promising interventions working with 10-14 year olds in England and Wales to prevent later offending.
We’ll do this by running three – four grant rounds a year, and each project we fund will be evaluated. Through these evaluations and our evidence reviews, we’ll build up our knowledge of what works, for whom and under what circumstances (and what doesn’t work).
We’ll work with decision makers and practitioners to ensure this knowledge is understood and applied so that we are delivering the most effective interventions to the young people who need them.
The Youth Endowment Fund joins the Education Endowment Foundation (founded by Impetus and the Sutton Trust), the Early Intervention Foundation and the other What Works Centres in the Cabinet Office’s What Works Network.
The Youth Endowment Fund will: