Get involved with Impetus and help transform the performance of innovative charities and social enterprises so they can turn around many more lives. You can contribute money and/or volunteer your professional skills to help break the cycle of poverty.
Donate money to Impetus and know that your gift will have a long-term impact on providing opportunities for the poorest 20% of the UK's population to gain education, skills and jobs. We undertake thorough due diligence on all potential investees, and only work with ambitious organisations, which are proven to be effective in the fight against economic disadvantage. In addition, the value of your donation will be multiplied through our use of pro bono expertise and co-investment. Read more about contributing money.
"Impetus is the best investor of funds in the not-for-profit sector, by a mile. Of that, there is absolutely no question." Chris Mathias, Founder of Arbor Ventures, and Impetus donor
Volunteer professional skills
Volunteer your, or your company's, professional skills to an Impetus portfolio charity or social enterprise, and help them to become even more effective. Specific projects, with clear briefs and timelines, enable you to use your expertise in key capacity-building areas, such as business and financial planning. Read more about volunteering your skills.
Interesting in donating money and/or contributing your
Do contact us if you would like to discuss in more detail how you can get involved.
Apply to join our portfolio of charities and social
Impetus is always on the lookout for innovative and ambitious charities trying to break the cycle of poverty for their clients. If you think you might qualify to join our portfolio, please apply. Here's how.
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"Venture philanthropy organisations like Impetus Trust are really setting the standard. They track and measure impact across their portfolio of high-potential charities. I hope more organisations will follow their good example. This business-like approach makes it much easier for generous individuals and organisations to know that their donations are making a real difference."
Dame Stephanie Shirley, UK Ambassador for Philanthropy
Apax Partners, Impetus donor
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