Our Mission & Vision

We believe meaningful opportunities, combined with appropriate support to develop and apply an enterprising mindsets and skills, changes young people’s futures.

Our Vision

Every young person has the opportunity to learn the vital skills and enterprising mindset needed to earn and look after their money and make a positive contribution to their community.


Our Mission

We empower young people to discover, develop and celebrate their skills and potential.


By 2023, Young Enterprise will create a minimum of 1 million opportunities to help young people activate their untapped ambition. To do this, we need to mobilise 40,000 volunteers, teachers, and alumni across our network which will require an investment of 16 million pounds over the next three years

Our Stories

Every year thousands of young people are able to develop their employability and financial literacy skills through our programmes and services. Read their stories, along with the stories of our amazing supporters.

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Our History

Young Enterprise was founded in 1962 based on the successful Junior Achievement programme and it’s ability to foster work readiness, entrepreneurship, financial literacy skills and its philosophy of “learning by doing”

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Our Theory of Change

The theory of change for Young Enterprise outlines why we are needed, what we are doing and how we expect our activities to contribute to changing young people’s futures.

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