Giving young people a great start to their working lives
Too many young people face barriers to employment.
We work to give young people the skills, experiences and support to get the jobs they really want, and connect employers to talented young people across the UK.
We also help social enterprises scale up sustainably, creating more opportunities for young people.
Our programmes give young people access to quality paid work experience
Our Accelerate programme helps social enterprises scale up sustainably
How to support us
Find out how you can get involved
Schools and Colleges
Find out about our work with schools or colleges
We work with employers to provide young people with the skills, support and experience they need
School to work
Learn about our campaign which aims to ensure every person aged 9 to 18 is better prepared for the world of work
News and views
Youth Advisory Board: Join us!
EY Foundation is looking for applicants for its new Youth Advisory Board – an exciting new opportunity for a group of young people across the UK to have real input into how the charity is run – and help shape its future growth. If you have ideas and opinions on what young people want – then we want to hear from you!LEARN MORE AND APPLY
Raise a hand for social enterprise!
6 December 2018
At the EY Foundation we have worked with a range of social enterprises on our Accelerate programme, and we’ve noticed some common traits in the brilliant entrepreneurs we work with. They are focussed, resilient and dedicated to the cause of making the world a better place.Learn how
New partnership between CareTech and EY Foundation offers bright future for care leavers
22 NOVEMBER 2018
In a first for the care sector, the CareTech Foundation is partnering with social mobility charity EY Foundation to create programmes which promote careers within the care sector and help care leavers fulfil their potential by moving successfully into further education and employment.Learn how
Liz Bingham – Top talent
10 NOVEMBER 2017
Liz Bingham joined EY 32 years ago and went on to open doors for countless others through her commitment to diversity and inclusion – and continues that work as a trustee of the EY Foundation.Learn how
Another year, another Young People Week
25 OCTOBER 2017
Two things really made this year’s Young People Week super special for me – our inaugural Young People Awards in the South and North, and the launch of our Young Women’s Network in London and Manchester.Read more
1,700 young people and social enterprises
young people and social enterprises
We operate in
16 locations across the UK
locations across the UK
£1.3m of new income generated so far
of new income generated so far
5,000 volunteer opportunities