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

It's the most wonderful time of the year

With Christmas around the corner, CEO Andy Ratcliffe looks back on Impetus-PEF’s achievements and milestones from the year. Thanking our donors and supporters, Andy looks ahead to 2019 too, as we continue to back the best programmes transforming the lives of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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