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

We find, build and fund high potential charities. Find out more about our unique approach to working with our charity partners.

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We partner with other funders to back interventions that work for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds

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Policy and research

We influence government and the wider sector to back effective support for our young people

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Latest news

Grant round: Youth Employment

We are open for applications from organisations supporting young people to prepare for and find work, with a particular focus on young people from ethnic minority backgrounds.
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The Impetus Manifesto

Our 2024 manifesto is a collection of evidence-based ideas aimed at transforming the lives of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. It’s also a call to action, urging the next government to place these young people at the forefront of their policy agenda.
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Impetus Insights - March 2024

Welcome to Impetus Insights, a place where we discuss ideas, articles and interesting reading about education and employment policy.

March 2024

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