Helping them to be ready

With your support, young people can be world ready

Young people are facing challenge and change unlike anything we have seen before. But with your support, they can be ready for whatever the world throws their way. Ready for change. Ready and resilient. Ready to lead.

With your help, young people can be world ready – at a time when the world needs them more than ever.

Get involved today:

Inspire and empower

Play a pivotal part in guiding young people, as they develop the skills and characteristics to be ready for the world of today and tomorrow.

Become a mentor

Build on your mentoring skills, with opportunities to mentor young people and in some instances, also adults.

Grow personally and professionally

Through Award training and experience you can refine your leadership, communication and problem-solving skills, enabling personal and professional growth.

Become part of a global community

Join almost 200,000 adults who are currently supporting Award participants around the world.

Choose your commitment

There are multiple ways to volunteer with the Award, with different levels of commitment.

Find out more about the Award.

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Young people can be strong, they can be more than capable, if we all play our part in helping them to fulfil their potential. Help more young people access great non-formal education, achieve the Award and be the young leaders of the future."
HRH The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO Chairman,
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation

HRH The Earl of Wessex shares his message during the COVID-19 pandemic