Ambition Quality + - the quality mark of choice for youth infrastructure organisations

Our recommended award for organisations serious about quality assurance

Ambition Quality + is endorsed by the Charity Commission (Standard Level 1) as a national quality assurance award. It is suitable for infrastructure and commissioning organisations or bodies that support smaller youth organisations. For a one-off low cost fee, the award is valid for three years.

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Participants have the option to progress through three award levels - Bronze, Silver and Gold, each measured against 10 quality areas.

  • Focus on young people
  • Premises, resources & health and safety
  • Outcomes and impact for young people
  • Administration
  • Safeguarding
  • Leadership, management and governance 
  • Diversity, equality and inclusion 
  • Partnerships
  • Staff and volunteers
  • New ideas and improvements 

How much does it cost?

I’m an Ambition Member 

Ambition Premium Member: £500 full price / £250 charity rate*

Ambition Associate Member: £600 full price / £300 charity rate*

I’m not an Ambition Member

Non-Ambition Member: £750 full price / £375 charity rate*
  • *must be registered with the Charity Commission 
  • Site visit travel costs not included 

We commend the Ambition Quality+ system as one of the ways in which charities can demonstrate probity, good governance and accountability. We only endorse quality systems that meet our challenging benchmark for comprehensive, robust and objective assessments of how charities are run.” The Charity Commission

 “Putting together our portfolio was a great way to ensure all our policies, procedures and practices were the best they could be.” Lancashire Association of Boys & Girls Clubs


*Site visit travel costs not included

*Must be registered with the Charity Commission 



£1.3m invested in local organisations in 2015

500,000 young lives supported

81% of participants felt more engaged at school

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