Over 2 million young people live in poverty in Britain today

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

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Partnerships

Impetus 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 and research

Impetus 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

£350m National Tutoring Programme Launched to Support Pupils in Schools Across England

Partnership of charities will support government to enable schools to access high-quality tutoring

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Youth Endowment Fund

The Youth Endowment Fund focuses on early intervention to tackle youth offending. It is being run by Impetus, in partnership with the Early Intervention Foundation and Social Investment Business.

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What we're hoping to see in the Chancellor's Budget

Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds have been hit hardest by this pandemic, in both their education and in the jobs market - their needs must be addressed by the Chancellor in the upcoming budget so they can avoid the long-term scarring effects of learning loss and long-term unemployment.

March 2021

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