Charity information


Ambition is the leading national youth charity. We reach half a million young people in 3,500 UK communities, supporting them to do better at school, be more employable and enjoy an active lifestyle.

Founded 1925

  • Mission statement

    Ambition has been giving young people in local communities the chance of a better future for over 90 years.

    Our vision is to inspire and encourage all young people to achieve.

    We enable organisations that work with young people to thrive through funding opportunities, quality assurance, strategic support, accredited training and innovative programmes.

    There has never been a greater need for our work.

  • Aims

    Ambition aims to:

    • We will improve the quality of services for young people across the UK
    • We will invest in our members and partners
    • We will listen to young people and meet their needs
    • We will be a leading, ambitious organisation
  • Overview

    Established: April 1925

    Registered Charity Number: 306065

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 12

    Part time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 4

    Phone number: 020 7793 0787

    Address: 371 Kennington LaneLondon SE11 5QY

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