Over 2 million young people live in poverty in Britain today

Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation transforms the lives of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds by ensuring they get the right support to succeed in school, in work and in life

Backing Charities

Impetus-PEF finds, funds and builds the most promising charities focused on transforming the lives of disadvantaged young people.

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Partnerships

Impetus-PEF works with other funders to support our charities to deepen their impact and expand their work supporting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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Policy

Impetus-PEF influences policy and decision-makers so that all young people get the support they need.

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Every young person can succeed, whatever their background

Together, we can close the gaps in education and employment between disadvantaged young people and their better-off peers, for good

Latest News

2018 Impetus-PEF Private Equity Triathlon

The #ImpetusPEFtriathlon is back and open for registration! Swim, cycle and run on Saturday 18 September at Dorney Lake. In 2017, over 500 participants and 70 companies battled it out, watched by 200 spectators. This year will be even better! Go on, give it a try!

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Time to shift the results day spotlight

A lot of the media surrounding exam results day focuses on the achievements of pupils at the top end of the ability or privilege spectrum. Our charity partner, Action Tutoring, shares some insights from their students.

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