National Mentoring Programme offers positive pathways for young people at Serious Youth Violence Summit

One Million Mentors delighted to be awarded extended impact funding from Spirit of 2012

27 October 2018 Spirit of 2012 has awarded £500,000 in extended impact funding to One Million Mentors (1MM). 1MM aims to train, recruit and connect a million mentors to a million young people across the UK, in order to increase youth employability, support social action and help break down social barriers. Spirit’s investment will allow […]

National Spotlight on UK’s Mentors

One Million Mentors delighted to be awarded a grant from the Connecting Communities Fund by DCMS and NESTA

17 May 2018 One Million Mentors is an innovative and exciting initiative which looks to recruit, train, support and deploy a million professionals as mentors to organisations working with young people over the next decade. Our platform enables mentors to access high quality online training, free face-to-face local training, as well as access to resources […]

West Midlands teens need ‘real’ mentors to combat disengagement

27 October 2017

The Careers & Enterprise Company, West Midlands Mayor Andy Street and One Million Mentors come together to support disengaged young people in the West Midlands.

Today on National Mentoring Day, The Careers & Enterprise Company are standing with the Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street and One Million Mentors to call on employers in the West Midlands to support local young people. Delta Financial Systems, a FinTech company and Microsoft partner will host an event in Birmingham today, where the three will come together to ask employers to step up and encourage their employees to mentor the future generation, particularly pre-GCSE teens at risk of disengaging.

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One Million Mentors Partners With Tech Partnership

24 May 2017

We are delighted to have partnered with the Tech Partnership, a collaborative network of employers that creates the necessary skills for the UK digital economy. The Tech Partnerships’s ambition, to deliver the skills for a million digital jobs by 2025, is in line with 1MM’s iterative ambition of one million mentors over the next ten years.

Julie Feest, Head of Strategic Partnerships, said:

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