1925: Ambition begins life as the National Association of Boys’ Clubs (NABC)
Ambition Quality + is endorsed by the Charity Commission (Standard Level 1) as a national quality assurance award. It is suitable for infrastructure and commissioning organisations or bodies that support smaller youth organisations. For a one-off low cost fee, the award is valid for three years.
Participants have the option to progress through three award levels - Bronze, Silver and Gold, each measured against 10 quality areas.
How much does it cost?
I’m an Ambition Member
Ambition Premium Member: £500 full price / £250 charity rate*
Ambition Associate Member: £600 full price / £300 charity rate*
I’m not an Ambition Member
“We commend the Ambition Quality+ system as one of the ways in which charities can demonstrate probity, good governance and accountability. We only endorse quality systems that meet our challenging benchmark for comprehensive, robust and objective assessments of how charities are run.” The Charity Commission
“Putting together our portfolio was a great way to ensure all our policies, procedures and practices were the best they could be.” Lancashire Association of Boys & Girls Clubs
*Site visit travel costs not included
500,000 young lives supported
90 years on and young people are still supported by Ambition
1,000 training awards delivered in a year