Many children in the UK never get the chance to succeed simply because they were born poor.

Developing their essential skills can be the key difference between a child’s failure and success in life.

Making The Leap have been developing essential skills for almost 30 years. We have supported 66,550 young people since 2011.


hours delivered to school children in 2020, in 26 schools across London


said they now understand the importance of having the right attitude towards work


of Making The Leap Fellows achieve career opportunities within 6 months of our workshop

We believe all young people should develop the skills and mind-set that will lift them out of poverty – but we can’t achieve this alone. Give a child their very first experience of a work interview

Success Stories

Damisola Grace

I am beyond grateful to have had the privilege of not only graduating but also accessing a fantastic career opportunity in 2020. It was not an easy feat, and this past year gives a perfect depiction of the struggle and difficulty that many young people like me have...


“I would recommend Making The Leap to anyone who is committed to improving their lives.“


“Taking part in the ACE workshop was a turning point for me, I started to slowly build confidence in my ability.”

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