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

Thousands of young people are facing an endless cycle of GCSE resits

Our new analysis of GCSE resits has found that thousands of young people are taking English and maths exams for more than the third time. Some even resit as many as nine times.

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‘Support from the top is key’ – how Inflexion raised over £230,000

Our long-term supporters, Inflexion Private Equity, have raised a record-breaking £230,000 for the Impetus-PEF Private Equity Triathlon, taking place on Saturday 15 September this year. Flor Kassai, a Partner at Inflexion is participating and shares what they’ve learned from the experience with us…

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