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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, 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 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

Action needed to increase representation of low-income backgrounds in the charity sector

New report says a range of action is needed to give the charity sector access to a wider talent pool and increase representation of low-income backgrounds in the sector.

28 Apr 2024

How we're using digital solutions to enhance employability training

In the ever-evolving landscape of employability training, digital solutions are emerging as powerful tools to enhance learning experiences and outcomes. Over the course of our February delivery period, we piloted a number of digital projects to test where digital solutions could add value to our core programmes.

19 Mar 2024

EY Foundation announces new Chair

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new Chair, Edel Harris OBE.

07 Dec 2023

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