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We’re looking for young people to help build this year’s Lonely Not Alone campaign

We’re looking for young volunteers to apply to be part of Lonely Not Alone 2021. Can you help? Applications close on 16 March 2021.

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Building on the lessons of 2020 for a fairer future with a co-operative difference

Co-op Foundation CEO, Nick Crofts, blogs for the first time in his new to share our highlights and learning from a 2020 like no other.

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Helping communities do what mattered most

Community groups funded through our Space to Connect partnership with government were listening to how their communities wanted to use spaces when the pandemic hit. Lockdown presented opportunities and challenges for us to learn from.

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Building our understanding of ethnic diversity in tech

Our partner, Annette Joseph, explains how profit and innovation in tech can be increased by understanding the experiences of people of colour, and tackling racial inequality

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Staying connected this winter with Lonely Not Alone

Young people who co-designed Lonely Not Alone talk about loneliness and the importance of staying connected

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Wear yellow socks to show you care about youth loneliness

Our In This Together research found only 23% of young people think society treats youth loneliness seriously.

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Save the date: Lonely Not Alone to launch on 7 October

Get ready to show lonely young people you care by posting your yellow sock ‘Outfit of the Day’ on social media #OOTDYellowSocks

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Get ready for Lonely Not Alone 2020

Our Lonely Not Alone campaign is back for 2020!

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Youth Cymru guest blog: ‘It’s okay to change as your needs adapt’

We speak to Kirstie Edwards, from our Belong partner, Youth Cymru, about how her organisation and the young people they support have responded to COVID-19…

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Young people beating loneliness in lockdown

We reflect on how lockdown has impacted on our Lonely Not Alone campaign to beat youth loneliness, and how young people are rising to the challenge to help their friends

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Apply for #iwill Fund grants to help bereaved young people

Grants of up to £10,000 are now available for organisations across the UK for projects that help young people support each other through bereavement.

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Apply for #iwill Fund grants to help young people support each other on the move up to secondary school

Projects that empower young people to support each other as they move up to secondary school can now apply for grants from our #iwill Fund.

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Apply by 31 December for interest-free loans to support community spaces – fund now paused

Apply by 31 December 2019 if your community space could benefit from an interest-free loan designed to boost your financial sustainability.

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The Big Co-op Payout: Half a million reasons to say ‘thank you’ to Co-op Members

Thank you to all the Co-op Members who raised £500,000 to help us beat youth loneliness through Belong.

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#iwill Week 2019 – young people taking action to show their peers they’re not alone

Young people embraced the values of co-operation and youth social action to create Lonely Not Alone – the first co-designed campaign to tackle the stigma of youth loneliness

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