1925: Ambition begins life as the National Association of Boys’ Clubs (NABC)
Ambitious youth organisations want to develop and improve, with quality standards a vital part of their work
From giving teenagers skills that are immensely valuable to building their confidence and improving their job prospects, going to a youth club can change a young person’s life.
And our support makes a massive difference to youth clubs. Our training and exciting activities for young people and youth club leaders as well as our support and advocacy to member youth organisations makes sure youth clubs reach their full potential.
But we can’t do it alone. Times are tough for the youth sector because of government spending cuts. We need your support to keep up our vital work, and make sure there’s a youth club for every young person in the UK who needs it.
You can help us in three ways:
To raise awareness and vital funds we work with a range of business, foundations and other charities across the UK. Thank you to all of them!
73% said their youth club had provided support with schooling and education
Any donation you can give will mean we’re able to continue to support youth clubs to thrive – changing the lives of young people across the UK.
71% said their youth club helped their career development
We could not support the young people we do without the fantastic help of our volunteers.
93% said their youth club was a safe place to go in their community