Our Previous Projects

Community Upgrade Challenge

The Community Upgrade Challenge is an initiative which ran from 2012-2016 to foster community and environmental improvement projects across the West Midlands and the North East of England. Funded by Suez Communities Trust, the Foyer Federation has coached…

Intrepid Explorers

Intrepid Explorers is a programme run by the Foyer Federation, with funding from the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation.  I need to tell my story, so I can tell it to myself.    Sammy Carlton | Intrepid Explorer …

Healthy Conversations

Bringing Health to Life ‘Life is not merely being alive, but being well.’’ Marcus Valerius Martialis  Following the success of our previous Foyer Health project (2007-2010), the Big Lottery invited the Foyer Federation to bid to…

Pop Up Talent

We believe that, whether latent or blatant, everybody has talent. Yet too many young people don’t have access to the right opportunities to explore their talents for work, or explore their options. Spotting, developing and promoting…

Talent Champions trying out their fundraising skills at the airport

Open Talent

Open Talent is our initiative to build a thriving network of Foyers focused on spotting, coaching and promoting young people’s talents. The Open Talent journey began in July 2011 as a pilot in the North West…

Working Assets

Working Assets gets young people planning, delivering and celebrating a project of their own design that develops their skills for work. It is delivered by Foyers across the UK and aims to challenge negative approaches to…

Secure Foundation YOA

Secure Foundation & a new approach to youth offending

The Foyer Federation has been collaborating for some time with individuals and organisations who believe it is possible to secure much better outcomes from our youth justice system. There is a large amount of expertise within…

Singing at the connectyourself workingassets event at BridgeFoyer

Connect Yourself

Funded by the Department for Education, the Connect Yourself programme aims to enable young people to connect themselves to opportunities that identify, develop and promote their talents and achieve their future goals. Based on the Open…

My Nav Screenshot

MyNav: Destination Independence

MyNav is an online platform bringing together new media technology and informal learning opportunities to deliver a personalised package of support. Inspired by the concepts of satellite navigation and future mapping, MyNav helps young people to…