1THE CHALLENGE // YOUR PROGRAMMEThe Challenge is delivered by The Challenge Network. The Challenge Network is a registered charity, and operates with the support of a group of charities with over 150 years experience of working with young people. The Challenge Network operates with the support of local councils and local schools. The Challenge Network is funded by a combination of grants from government, trusts and foundations as well as contributions from corporate partners and philanthropists. The Challenge is a National Citizen Service programme.