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 £1.5m. 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

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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FOUNDATION FUNDS BRADFORD TEACHER

Georgina Pedley of Teach First, Richard Stroud, Richard Hughes Headteacher, Emma Graham Foundation Vice Chairman, Richard Stroud, visited the Buttershaw Business and Enterprise College in Bradford last week to present a grant from the Yorkshire Young Achievers...

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YORKSHIRE YOUNG ACHIEVERS AWARDS MARK 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Foundation Chairman, Peter McCormick with Personality of the Year, Lizzie Jones and Rudding Park Managing Director, Peter Banks. Previous winners from down the years were among 400 guests when young people from across the region were honoured at the 25th Yorkshire...

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AWARDS CELEBRATE YORKSHIRE’S YOUNG ACHIEVERS

Simon Mackaness with Personality of the Year, Nile Wilson and Awards Chairman Peter McCormick OBE Eight young stars from across the region were recognised for their talent and determination last night (8 November) at the 26th Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards at Leeds...

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YORKSHIRE YOUNG ACHIEVERS GRANT FOR ADVERSITY UNITED

A grant from the Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation will help young people with physical and mental disabilities continue to develop their football skills.The grant has been made to Adversity United, a club established by 17-year-old Harrogate man Cameron Osburn to...

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