Our corporate

By investing in The Access Project today, you can inspire the next generation of talent – young people who could be a perfect fit for your workplace.

Our corporate partners

Our corporate partners bring essential investment and expertise to our work, whether it’s through a partnership with a local school, funding a strategic project, promoting volunteering or pro bono support.

We have worked with The Access Project for over 10 years, which is a testament to the impact they make, their innovative approach and their ability to build effective partnerships. We’re proud to have supported and watched the charity grow.

John Nevin, partner and Chair of the Community and Pro bono Committee, Slaughter and May

What we do

At The Access Project we believe all young people should be able to reach their potential, regardless of where they come from. We work with disadvantaged young people to help them secure their place at a top university. In turn, this quadruples their chances of making it into a top job in the future and vastly improves their earning potential.

Launch of the UCL and Holte School partnership - with Andy Street, the Mayor of the West Midlands, in the middle.

Three reasons to partner with us

Engage and motivate employees

Meaningful connections bring volunteer opportunities to life, and this is at the heart of our work. We can support your staff to:

  • Volunteer as a tutor to boost a student’s grades
  • Advise students on A level results day if they don’t quite make their grades
  • Arrange fundraising events to support our work
  • Hold group enrichment events for students (such as employability workshops or question and answer sessions).

Inspire young people from diverse backgrounds

The Access Project supports the most disadvantaged young people in England. In addition, 75% of our young people come from minority ethnic backgrounds. Your staff can inspire our diverse students through:

  • Running employability workshops
  • Hosting work experience placements
  • Supporting trips to universities.

Deliver real social impact

We are determined to inspire our young people to achieve their full potential and are proud of the proven difference we make. As a partner you will:

  • Receive reports on the impact of our programmes and the contributions of your staff
  • Hear about, and contribute to, strategic developments through our business advisory groups
  • Share in stories of success through content on our website and social media channels.

There are different levels of partnerships. Download this PDF for more information: Corporate Partnership Levels

Our corporate responsibility strategy focuses on improving social mobility. Through this we aim to create opportunities for people from disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve their goals.This closely aligns to The Access Project’s mission to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds into the top universities.

Julie Gibbings-Garrett, Corporate Responsibility Manager at KPMG in the UK

Our corporate partners

The partnerships we forge at The Access Project mean we can help more young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to fulfil their full potential. We are grateful to our following partners for their current investment in our work.

Our current partners
  • Acadian Asset Management
  • Barclays
  • Bloomberg
  • CMS
  • Deloitte
  • ICG
  • KPMG
  • Linklaters
  • Loomis Sayles
  • Northern Trust
  • Net Natives
  • VoucherCodes (RetailMeNot)
  • Rothschild & Co
  • Seer 365
  • Slaughter and May

It was amazing that someone so senior at Rothschild & Co took time out to help me with my Maths studies. I have gained an understanding of the working world, and how, if I work hard, I too can be successful like my tutors.

Ras.i, one of our students who is in his second year studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University

Partnership updates

Get in touch

If you would like to find out more about the benefits of partnering with us, send us a message and a member of the Partnerships team will be in touch with you soon.

    Contact information

    The Dock, Tobacco Quay,
    Wapping Lane,
    E1W 2SF

    Unit 302B, JQ Modern
    120 Vyse Street
    Birmingham, B18 6NF

    020 4513 5999

    Media enquiries:
    line: 020 4513 5999 (available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm)

    The Access Project safeguarding line: 020 4513 5999 (available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm)

    NSPCC 24 hour line:
    0808 800 5000