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Kickstart participants come together to improve diversity in the charity sector

Last week, young people on the Kickstart scheme took part in a charity-focused Dragon’s Den challenge to build upon and showcase the employability skills they’ve developed during their placements.

13 Oct 2021

EY Foundation Impact Awards 2021

Yesterday, we held our annual Impact Awards to celebrate and thank the people and organisations who have supported the EY Foundation over the past twelve months.

23 Sep 2021

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

Working towards racial equality

The EY Foundation Diversity & Inclusion Working Group reflects on the organisation’s journey towards racial equality.

21 Dec 2020

How EY Foundation is amplifying youth voice

An interview with Chelsea Hargreaves on her journey with EY Foundation as a member of their Youth Advisory Board (YAB).

04 Nov 2020

EY Foundation launches Race Commitments

This is a critical moment for society that demands bold action from all of us. The scale of the challenge to tackle racial inequality is huge but we are passionate in our determination to secure change – both for our organisation and the young people we serve.

27 Jul 2020

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

Unlocking potential through virtual employability programmes

Virtual employability programmes can help employers access diverse talent and unlock potential, explains Rob Pope, EY Foundation Southern Hub Leader.

07 Jan 2021

Blue Prism supporting young people into work

The EY Foundation is collaborating with Blue Prism for a second year to support students from low-income backgrounds to develop the skills they need to succeed in the tech sector.

17 Feb 2021

EY Foundation and UiPath launch Tech Futures

The EY Foundation has collaborated with UiPath, a global leader in Robotic Process Automation on a Tech Smart Futures programme.

01 Feb 2021

Metropolitan Police Service and EY Foundation launch joint internship scheme

Met Futures is the first ever partnership between EY Foundation and the Metropolitan Police – with both organisations committed to increasing opportunity for young people from diverse and low-income backgrounds.

20 Jan 2021

Met Futures: Partnership with the Met Police

The EY Foundation is delighted to announce a collaboration with the Metropolitan Police to deliver Met Futures, a pioneering employability programme.

11 Jan 2021

EY Foundation Impact Report goes live

We have launched our 2020/2021 Impact Report, which sets out all our achievements over the last year and our priorities for the next 12 months.

22 Sep 2021

How the Kickstart scheme can help young people into work

At the EY Foundation, we have worked closely with government officials and ministers to fully understand the Kickstart programme. We’re now working with specialist beyond-profit recruitment consultant and Kickstart gateway provider, Prospectus to help not-for-profits take part.

15 Mar 2021

EY Foundation launches Race Commitments

This is a critical moment for society that demands bold action from all of us. The scale of the challenge to tackle racial inequality is huge but we are passionate in our determination to secure change – both for our organisation and the young people we serve.

27 Jul 2020

EY Foundation Impact Report 2018/2019

The EY Foundation has supported over 4000 young people and social entrepreneurs from July 2018 to June 2019 – an increase of over 150% on last year. We also spread our impact by moving into three new locations in Liverpool, Stoke and Wolverhampton.

05 Dec 2019