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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

A journey of discovery: social mobility in the metaverse

Alina Akbar, an award-winning visual artist from a low-income background, is documenting her journey into the metaverse exploring the opportunities and challenges from a social mobility perspective.

21 May 2023

Putting people at the centre of technology

Last week, the EY Foundation and EY combined to run an event examining how the metaverse might transform the future of work. Specifically, it was an opportunity for the audience – including business, young people, government, and charities – to explore the potential impact on young people from a low-income background

20 Feb 2023 |Ewan Bennie

Our progress against our race commitments

Where do we stand and what have we learned at the mid-point of our five-year commitments?

06 Feb 2023