• To watch a short video about the Trust’s work click here.
  • Our Carnegie Challenge project provides funding to support high calibre debates connected to theme of wellbeing.  Click here to find out more.
  • We launched our blog “The Word on Wellbeing” in March 2014.  Read our stories so far here.
  • Our national young enterprise competition TestTown is open for entries, closing on 16 April – find out more here.

The Carnegie UK Trust works to improve the lives of people throughout the UK and Ireland, by changing minds through influencing policy, and by changing lives through innovative practice and partnership work.

Featured Activity

TestTown website imageTestTown 2014 was launched on 6 March 2014 at Manchester Town Hall. TestTown is Britain’s biggest high street enterprise challenge. It offers innovative young people the chance to test out great business ideas for real, in town centres all around the UK. READ MORE

Featured Report


Making Digital Real report coverWe live in the digital age – but a fifth of the UK population do not have access to the internet. How can we help everyone to get online and enjoy the benefits that connectivity can offer? This report includes 6 Case Studies of successful local projects that are tackling digital exclusion in new and innovative ways. READ MORE


Changing Minds

The Policy Team seeks to develop objective, evidence-based policy to improve lives.

Changing Lives

The Practice Team deliver real-life projects that try to improve lives, working with partners to test out new approaches for increasing wellbeing.


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