The Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation provides direct support to young people, and projects helping those young people, across the region.

To date the Foundation has raised in excess of £1.3m. The Foundation’s activities also include holding the annual Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards which mark the achievements of young people in the region.

GRANTS

The Foundation makes a number of grants each year to individuals, groups or organisations throughout the region.

GALA DINNER

This year’s Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards takes place on Thursday 14th November 2024. Book your tickets here.

LATEST NEWS

2020 YORKSHIRE YOUNG ACHIEVERS AWARDS

  With great regret we have taken the decision to cancel the 2020 Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards due to the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic. We would like to thank everyone for their tremendous support and we plan to return with an even bigger and better event in...

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WHISTLE STOP TOUR

Premier League referee and Foundation supporter, Martin Atkinson, is swapping his whistle for wheels this summer as he embarks on an epic 1700 mile cycle from England to Russia for the World Cup.Martin will be flanked by fellow riders Mike Tomlinson and Darren Clark,...

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NEW TRUSTEE FOR YORKSHIRE YOUNG ACHIEVERS FOUNDATION

A leading North Yorkshire businessman has been appointed as a Trustee of the Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation, which raises funds for young people across the region.Martin Gerrard, who was named Harrogate Business Personality of the Year earlier this year, has...

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ST MICHAEL’S HOSPICE GRANT UPDATE

  Following the Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation’s support of St Michael's Hospice Just ‘B’ children’s bereavement support service this year They wanted to share  Katie’s story. Katie  has had support over the past year following the death of her grandma, and...

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Thank you from young carers

We've received a lovely update from Carers Resource who received a grant to help support young carers in the community, here's what they had to say....Summer is nearly over and our young carers are back at school.  I wanted to get in touch to say how grateful we are...

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CELEBRATING YORKSHIRE’S YOUNG ACHIEVERS

Simon Mackaness, Josh Warrington and Peter McCormick Seven young people who help to make Yorkshire a better place were recognised for their talent and determination at the 27th Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards at Leeds United’s Centenary Pavilion. Undefeated Leeds...

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LETTER OF APPRECIATION

Once again, our grant to KCL has helped Yorkshire students meet their commitments in attending Kings College London. Click here to read about how the grant has helped one particular student from Yorkshire.

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HUNT IS ON FOR YORKSHIRE’S YOUNG ACHIEVERS

Duncan Wood, Kathryn McCormick, Evie Addelman, Jessica Mayho and Richard Stroud Nominations for the 26th Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards have opened  and, as always, the organisers are looking for nominations from across the region. The Awards, sponsored by...

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