The Prince's Countryside Fund became a subsidiary of The Prince of Wales's Charitable Foundation (PWCF) on 1st July 2017. This collaboration is built on the shared principles of transforming lives and building sustainable communities.
Patron of Step Up To Serve and the #iwill campaign, HRH The Prince of Wales met young people involved in social action via his first ever Google+ Hangout in November 2014. This was part of the first anniversary celebrations of the campaign.
The Prince of Wales challenged global business leaders to "help save the world" at a sustainability summit held last week to mark the 10th anniversary of The Prince of Wales's Accounting for Sustainabiluity Project (A4S).
The Prince of Wales has always been a long-term supporter of action in the service of others; volunteering with Her Majesty's coastguard when at school in Scotland and giving his first speech on the subject in The House of Lords in 1975. In November 2013, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales launched an all-party campaign to support and promote youth social action over the next seven years.
In May 2010 HRH The Prince of Wales visited the Teesside area and expressed the hope that companies in the manufacturing industry would engage more with young people to raise awareness of industry and job opportunities. Following discussions between His Royal Highness and Jon Bolton of Tata Steel, the Industrial Cadets programme was born.
The Prince of Wales's Charitable Fund has awarded a grant to The Prince’s Charities Education and Young People’s Cluster to deliver a co-ordinated programme of activity for young people in Haringey. An area of particular concern for The Prince of Wales and his Charitable Foundation given its experience in the riots in August 2011.