News and updates from ourselves and the Foyer network.

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Pop Up Talent: The automotive edition

Some young people may have all the qualifications in the world and others may not even have their GCSE’s but every young person’s got a talent and it’s important for employers to look past qualifications and…

Kathy Gilmore appointed as new Network Trustee

Big news! We’re happy to announce that we’ve appointed a new Network Trustee, who will help the Foyer Federation Board shape our future strategy, develop new ideas & services and secure better outcomes for young people. Kathy…

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Open Talent: A frame of mind

On September 9th over 60 Foyer staff and residents, as well as delegates from the Grundtvig programme, gathered in Birmingham at Fazeley Studios to celebrate the completion of their Open Talent Service Development Package (OTSDP). Open Talent…

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re/ACT – Celebrating 5 years of change

On September 4th, the Changemakers team, who recently merged into the Foyer Federation, celebrated five years of running the Future Cultural Leaders programme, which has been funded by the Big Lottery. The Future Cultural Leaders programme…

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Inspire residential: September 2014

Programme Manager John Percival gives a flavour of our recent Inspire residential with young leaders. On Monday 8th September 22 participants from South Wales, London and Birmingham embarked on a journey to their Inspire residential –…

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Great fundraising at the Great North Run

On Sunday 7th September Scott Robinson, former Business Development Manager for Changemakers, took to the streets to raise funds for the Foyer Federation. We are delighted and fortunate in equal measure to have Scott’s support and devotion. Running in…

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An update on our european partnerships

In our determination to create a better deal for young people, we are continually making new connections, exploring new territories and developing new partnerships. Our work extends abroad as well, and over the course of our history…

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Changemakers merging into the Foyer Federation

We are delighted to bring you the news that on 1st September youth leadership charity Changemakers merged into the Foyer Federation. The merger is a happy development in a relationship which, born of common values and…

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Money for Life Challenge 2014/2015

Could you help people in your community improve their money management? Want to help help people make better choices when it comes to finance? The Money for Life Challenge is a national competition which provides small grants for…