We like to help people flourish



We are an Aspirations agency



developing character strengths and soft skills since 2011



creating connections and networks in exciting ways

Spark+Mettle is a charity that uses coaching, tech and collaborative events to build character strengths, soft skills and networks in young people.

What we do

We run a range of programmes both online and in person that enable individuals to fulfil their potential, and we produce tools and workshops that support others to do the same.

Star Track

Star Track is a fellowship programme for aspiring 18–24 year olds across the UK and it runs from January…
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Taqaddam

We are teaming up with HSBC and the British Council to deliver a brand new project in eight countries…
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Events & Workshops

We run a range of events, workshops and trainings aimed at young people as well as managers, educators and…
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Toolkit

Spark+Mettle is rustling up some great, free resources for individuals and organisations that work alongside young people—particularly from…
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Blog

We love to share what we think, learn and do, and we invite others to lend their wisdom and experience through us too.

News & Thoughts

Who We Support

We primarily support less privileged 18–24 year olds by providing access to the people, resources and opportunities that will enable them to realise their aspirations.

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Amy Whitear, Storyteller

2012 - 2013

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Spark and Mettle has literally changed my life. I cannot express that enough.
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Sophie West, Youth Worker

2012 - 2013

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I find the Star Track programme very positive, both the tasks we complete and the people involved! The only way is up with Spark and Mettle.

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Isla McTear, Imagination-driven Filmaker

2013 - 2014

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I have had a fantastic time working with and on the Spark+Mettle programme. I went on it to change my life and it has.

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We are hugely grateful to the organisations who have helped us start realising our own aspirations.