We are an innovative charity committed to transforming young futures.
Through our Board of Trustees comprising of senior individuals drawn from national and international employers, a dedicated workforce and every year many hundreds of volunteers we bring together education, businesses and other partners to inspire young people to achieve their potential and thereby promote social mobility.
Our Board of Trustees come from a variety of professional backgrounds and sectors, offering a broad perspective. Their focus is clear — to prepare young people for the world of work. Meet our Trustees…
We’re a diverse, dedicated collection of people, focused on giving young people from East London a better start in life. Meet our senior leadership team…
Our key partners are schools, local authorities and businesses — without their support, our pioneering work wouldn’t be possible. Each of them plays a huge role investing in future generations and promoting social mobility.
15billionEBP is a charity based in East London dedicated to promoting social mobility and raising aspirations among children and young people. We have over 30 years of experience in delivering high-quality services and programmes to local authorities, schools, employers and young people.
Working alongside our large network of employer volunteers, our programmes inspire and support children and young people in their journey from the classroom to the workplace and provide them with independent career guidance, high aspirations and strong employability skills.
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Our partnership with 15billionebp is essential to the smooth-running of our secondary school work in Newham. They provide excellent support and communications with our schools partners, enabling us to engage effectively with students. There is so much talent and potential in Newham schools; we must all do our best to ensure they have access to experiences and opportunities that will inspire that talent to flourish.Cathy Jones, Head of Community Outreach
15billionebp were very helpful in securing some outstanding placements for our students, giving them a real insight into the world of work in everything from Engineering to Medicine to Law, Finance and the Arts.Clare Greer, Deputy Director of Sixth Form – UCAS & Careers
As part of our efforts around social mobility, Macfarlanes has partnered with 15billionebp for over 10 years, supporting students at local schools and colleges develop the skills and qualities needed for the world of work through initiatives such as the Macfarlanes’ Mentoring Programme.Louise Zekaria, Head of Inclusion and CSR
Tower Hamlets has been working with 15billionebp for more than 10 years now, the service is very supportive, efficient and staff always go the extra mile to help.London Borough of Tower Hamlets
15billionebp has been a truly supportive and forward leaning partner to further our mutual aims around increasing social mobility, diversity and careers awareness opportunities.Cyrus Pocha, Squadron Leader, Head of Regional Engagement Team
The partnership with 15billionebp has allowed our pupils to have a greater exposure to, and encounters with, employers and workplaces. Pupils have had opportunities to participate 1-1 mentoring programmes with nationally and internationally recognised firms such as Lendlease, MacFarlanes, KPMG and Clifford Chance. They have been involved in Mock Interview and BOSS Days to develop communication and presentation skills needed to prepare them for work in the wider world. It is a partnership that is enabling us, as a school, to develop a more stable careers programme.Amy Brown, Assistant Headteacher
15billionebp provides us with a fast, efficient service and always go the extra mile to meet our data requests.London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Our experience of working with 15Billionebp over the past few years has been amazing and one we have greatly enjoyed. The company’s Work Week programme is a fantastic opportunity for staff to volunteer and do something totally different – an experience that has been very rewarding for those involved. I would encourage all businesses to consider working with 15Billionebp. The programmes are fun, creative and well run and they really help you to make the most out of your volunteering activities. It’s a working partnership that benefits everybody involved.Lucian Campos Da Silva, Senior Corporate Responsibility Advisor
The 15billionebp has been fantastic for our coaches. They have enjoyed working in the schools, and engaging in sporting activities to keep the children healthy, while educating them about the different jobs in sports. The enthusiasm from the children has made it easier for the coaches to provide fun and productive activities, and this interaction with the school would not have been been possible without the brilliant work of 15billionebp.West Ham United Foundation