Impetus Trust and The Private Equity Foundation (PEF) have announced their intention to merge. The aim is to have even greater impact on the lives of disadvantaged people, especially children and young people.
Impetus Trust works to break the cycle of poverty by investing in ambitious charities and social enterprises that fight economic disadvantage. We use our highly effective venture philanthropy model to accelerate the growth of carefully selected charities and social enterprises so they can help many more people living in poverty.Read more about our work
Impetus has been chosen to co-manage a £17.5m contract from the Department of Health to scale up the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) programme. Extending the FNP programme, which provides specialist nurses to work with young, disadvantaged mothers, will allow it to reach 16,000 young women by 2015.Read more
Collaborations are key to allowing a diverse voluntary sector to participate in public sector delivery. They also offer potential for growth and could open up a route for charities to become ready for investment. In this new report, Impetus and NPC present advice and expertise on how to make strategic collaboration a reality for any organisation, as well as recommendations for commissioners and policymakers on facilitating fruitful collaboration in public service delivery.Read more
Impetus Trust’s annual impact figures are released today. In 2011/12 Impetus achieved an average compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in the number of people its organisations are able to help by 39%. This rate has increased by almost a third compared to 2010/11, and is just one of the impressive figures reported in the organisation’s latest impact report published today.Read more
ISIS Equity Partners is a long-standing corporate partner of Impetus, providing both money and specialist expertise. In this short film, ISIS Managing Partner Wol Kolade explains why ISIS has chosen to support Impetus and the rewards this engagement brings to his organisation.Read more
Impetus works with a number of corporate partners, which generously contribute time, funding, or both, to help accelerate the growth of Impetus charities and social enterprises. Global strategy consulting firm OC&C is the lead corporate partner of Impetus. Since 2004, OC&C has applied its commercial insight to more than 22 projects helping Impetus identify the best charities to invest in and then working with those charities to create the most effective pathways to growth and impact. Founding partner Chris Outram recently answered questions about OC&C's engagement with Impetus.
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