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EY Foundation is an independent charity supporting young people from low-income backgrounds get paid work experience, employability skills training and career guidance.

How can we help you?

If you are a young person from a low-income background or a social entrepreneur, explore our programmes.


If you are an employer, volunteer, fundraiser, school or college, or potential donor, find out how to support our work.

We've supported over
young people and social enterprises since 2014.
We've created over
volunteer opportunities since 2014.

As a young person from a deprived area, I was able to get my foot in the door to a world that would have been previously locked for me. The EY Foundation was a huge benefit to me and has helped my career more than I could have imagined.

About us

Learn more about our work, our mission, vision and values.

Latest news

Celebrating our seventh birthday!

In the last year, we’ve supported over 2,500 young people from low-income backgrounds and successfully launched several new programmes. We’ve also exceeded our targets for social entrepreneur support, volunteers and employer engagement.

30 Jun 2021

EY Foundation launches virtual mentoring programme

As we continue to grow and adapt our online delivery in response to COVID-19, recent weeks have seen the launch of EY Foundation’s innovative virtual mentoring programme.

09 Jun 2021

Reflections on Easter delivery

Together we completed the delivery of our busiest ever programme period…17 programmes, supporting 300 talented young people, aided by 22 buzzing corporate partners and 140 brilliant volunteers.

09 May 2021