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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

Opportunity in the metaverse

At home or at work, we’ve come to expect constant technological change. So, when the latest innovation comes along, we’re hard to impress. It’s become second nature to dismiss a new device or app heralded as the ‘next big thing’.

19 Oct 2022

Celebrating our supporters: Impact Awards 2022

Last week, we celebrated our supporters and achievements over the past twelve months with our annual Impact Awards. Thank you to everyone who joined us.

02 Oct 2022

Our 2021/22 Impact Report goes live

The EY Foundation’s 2021/2022 Impact Report, is now available to download, with all the numbers and stories from a year of challenge but also significant achievements. We also review our lessons learned and conclude by setting out our headline priorities for the next 12 months.

26 Sep 2022