Invest in Futures
Invest in Futures is the principal fundraising event of The Prince’s Trust, generating vital funds to get thousands of young people into jobs, education or training.
First set up in 2005, Invest in Futures has raised a life-changing figure of over £22 million.
Invest in Futures 2018
On Thursday 8th February 2018, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales attended His Trust’s annual Invest in Futures pre-dinner reception at St James’s Palace. The event was supported by L’Oréal Paris. His Royal Highness joined close supporters of the UK’s leading youth charity and 'All Worth It' ambassadors, including Dame Helen Mirren, Cheryl, Sir Tom Jones and Katie Piper for the drinks reception.
Guests then left St James’s Palace and boarded the 1920s carriages of Belmond British Pullman luxury train, sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Entertainment was provided by award-winning soul star Beverley Knight MBE and hosted by multi-award winning comedian Russell Kane. Guests were also treated to some exclusive auction lots such as a bespoke ensemble by Karl Lagerfield, tickets to the Bahrain Grand Prix for two people and a trip to Cannes Film Festival.
Invest in Futures 2019
Invest in Futures is the leading fundraising event for The Prince’s Trust and helps to change the lives of thousands of disadvantaged young people each year. This year, we raised an incredible £1.1million, bringing the overall figure raised by the event to £22million For more information about 2019’s event please contact Cressida Grant.
Over the years performers at Invest in Futures have included pop princess Kylie Minogue, Annie Lennox, Bryan Adams and Sting in locations such as Old Billingsgate, Buckingham Palace and the Natural History Museum. Other highlights of the evening have included celebrity compères such as Joanna Lumley, Hugh Dennis, Stephen Fry and Michael McIntyre.
Invest in Futures committee
Invest in Futures is organised by The Prince’s Trust and supported by a committee of influential financial services executives and other key supporters.