The Social Mobility Foundation (SMF) is a charity which aims to make a practical improvement in social mobility for young people. The SMF was founded in 2005 by Linkson Jack (who served as Chief Executive until January 2009) in order to provide opportunities, and networks of support for 16-17 year olds who are unable to get them from their schools or families.

In the years that have followed our students have experienced great success graduating from university into the professional world with many returning to support younger years.  We now work with young people from all across the UK in the years prior to and during university, and our Aspiring Professionals Programme offers tailored support across 11 career sectors: Accountancy, Architecture, Banking & Finance, Biology & Chemistry, Business, Digital, Engineering & Physics, Law, Media & Communications, Medicine, and Politics.


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Annual Impact Report

Read about our work over the last year and our projects for the future. View Annual Impact Report