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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

Charity sector diversity: the time for talking is over

New insight from young people living in low-income households identifies barriers to entering the charity sector.

28 Jul 2020

'Why I volunteer' with the EYF team

To highlight the many benefits of volunteering – whether that’s with us or another organisation – we’ve spoken to EY Foundation team members about their volunteering experiences…

06 Jun 2022

National volunteers' week 2022: celebrating you!

We’re kicking off National Volunteers’ Week by saying a massive thank you to all our volunteers.

01 Jun 2022