The Challenge is the UK’s leading charity for building a more integrated society

We design and deliver programmes that bring different people together to develop their confidence and skills in understanding and connecting with others

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"NCS broadened my horizons and has taught me how to step out of my comfort zone...I am so happy I did it."

NCS participant

"The experience broke down every stereotype of what a disability would be like."

HeadStart participant

"It has been fantastic to give opportunities to young people starting out on the career ladder. We’ve seen them grow as leaders, manage projects and become responsible young adults."

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Latest from The Challenge

Innovative social mixing game wins funding


An innovative game from The Challenge, where young people can walk a mile in someone else’s shoes – albeit virtually – has been given national funding.

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