Welcome to the

Taylor Bennett Foundation

The Taylor Bennett Foundation (TBF) is an award-winning UK-based charity that welcomes diverse talent from Black, Asian, and ethnic minority backgrounds from ages 16- 24 to pursue a career in public relations and communications 
via our six professional development programmes.

As the only free professional development accelerator for the profession, our commitment to increasing and retaining ethnic representation remains at the forefront of our vision, mission and values.

Changemaker Partners, Programme Trailblazers & Pro Bono Superstars

Programme Dates

PR Training Programme (FTI Consulting) – Apply Now
– October 7th – November 29th 2024

PR Mentoring Programme (Autumn Cohort) – Apply Now
– September 2024 – March 2025

What we do works 

The Taylor Bennett Foundation has supported hundreds of young people over the last fifteen years. 100% of graduates say they would recommend 
the programmes to a friend.

On average, 97% of TBF trainees from the PR Training Programme go straight 
into employment 

66% of TBF alumni are 
working in public relations 
and communications 
(2022 survey) 

30% of TBF alumni are in 
senior management and leadership positions 
(2022 survey)


Our Vision

Leading the way in increasing ethnic representation within the PR and communications industry through award-winning professional development programmes that enable diverse talent to enter, thrive and be 
equipped to lead the sector.


Our Mission

Developing and diversifying training, mentoring, internship and leadership opportunities to support 
diverse young people and our alumni for the PR and communications industry to take action in making sustainable changes to create a more ethnically 
diverse and inclusive profession.


Our Success

We are holding the UK public relations and communications industry to account as we work together collectively to increase and retain ethnic representation within the sector for the future of our industry and the society we serve.

Latest News

  • First step into PR

    How do you get your foot in the door at a world-renowned communications agency? What if you don’t have relevant experience, know about the industry or anyone in comms? 

  • ‘Our First Internship Success’

    As a growing communications consultancy working with big brands, advising them in a crisis and handling their corporate communications, we were looking for an intern with an appetite for hands on experience in fast changing communications situations.

  • The Benefits of Hiring an Intern

    It was a fantastic experience hosting and having our intern, Tallula join us for 8 weeks. It was important to me to make sure Tallula was able to work on and experience some of our live, ongoing projects.