The Wood Foundation

A Scottish-based Trust with a global outlook investing over £50 million into economic, community and enterprise activities.

The Wood Foundation delivers, develops and proactively supports a successful range of programmes enabling and empowering social and economic impact in the UK and East Africa.

The Foundation is an innovative and visionary programme manager and funder responsible for programmes and investments which are developing young people in Scotland, as well as facilitating economic and educational development.

Developing Young People in Scotland 

The Wood Foundation’s UK team is primarily focussed on developing young people in Scotland. The Foundation works with education partners to provide opportunities for young people to develop key skills and experiences which enhance their school experience and better prepare them for the world of work.

Programmes include YPI and Excelerate. Significant investment is also made in efforts to address childhood poverty.

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