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HELP IMPROVE SOCIAL MOBILITY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE LIKE TOM

Meet Tom. Tom is a former student at Codsall Community High School in Wolverhampton. He is one of the thousands of young people who has benefitted from our Inspiration programme. In the summer of 2021, he achieved an impressive 4 x A-levels at Grade A* and was accepted to read Maths at Oxford University.  Tom is the first in his family to go to university and he credits one of our speakers, Dr. Nira Chamberlain as being his primary source of inspiration.

Tom first came across our Inspiration programme four years ago when, as a Year 10 student, he attended an in-person talk by leading British mathematician Dr. Nira Chamberlain. Dr. Chamberlain inspired Tom to pursue his love of Maths and showed him it is possible to build a successful career focused on Maths. 

Dr. Nira Chamberlain showed how useful maths is and how many possibilities it could open up to you if you chose to study it further… I would thank him for his exceptional presentation at my school and making it clear that my favourite subject was not worthless, but in fact invaluable.

Tom, 18, from Wolverhampton

To help our Inspiration programme continue to raise the aspirations of young people like Tom, we need your support. 

Our mission is to raise career ambitions among young people from disadvantaged backgrounds across the UK, and provide the necessary inspiration, experience and networking opportunities for them to succeed.  

Since our charity’s launch in 2010, we have supported more than 1.1 million young people. 

We aim to support 1 million young people annually by the end of the academic year 2022/23. 

Thanks to the generous support of Trusts and Foundations, the lives of young people across the UK have been transformed for the better. 

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We welcome enquiries from Trusts and Foundations who are aligned with our aims. If you would like to discuss how your trust or organisation could support our charity, we would love to hear from you.  

To find out more about how we can work with your Trust or Foundation to support young people across the UK, please contact the fundraising team. 

OUR IMPACT

Find out more about the impact of our work 

To find out more about the young people we have supported through each of our programmes and learn more about the impact of our work, click here.  

A BIG THANK YOU

Your generous support makes a difference 

We couldn’t have supported more than 1.1 million young people since launch on our own. Special thanks to all our generous supporters to date, including:

  • Bank of England  
  • Chapman Charitable Trust  
  • Creative Industries Federation  
  • Didymus CIO  
  • Don Hanson Charitable Foundation  
  • Fowler Smith and Jones Trust  
  • Henry Oldfield Trust  
  • Irving Memorial Trust  
  • R. E. Chadwick Charitable Trust  
  • The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust   
  • The Annie Tranmer Charitable Trust  
  • The Beacon Lodge Charitable Trust  
  • The Chetwode Foundation  
  • The Eleanor Rathbone Trust  
  • The Englefield Charitable Trust  
  • The Henhurst Charitable Trust  
  • The Hochhauser Foundation  
  • The Ian Askew Charitable Trust  
  • The Joicey Trust  
  • The Law Family Charitable Foundation 
  • The Linmardon Trust  
  • The Paul Bassham Charitable Trust  
  • The Shanly Foundation  
  • The Sir James Roll Trust  
  • The SMB Charitable Trust  
  • William A. Cadbury Trust

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To find out more about how we can work with your Charitable Trust or Foundation to support young people across the UK, please contact the fundraising team.