City Gateway & Impetus
Partnering with Impetus is vital in helping us deliver quality programmes of support to every single young person we work with, helping them break through the barriers that have previously been in their way and support them as they strive to reach their goal.
– Diane Betts, CEO, City Gateway
The need: Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are twice as likely to be neither earning or learning than their better-off peers.
Our charity partner: City Gateway provides education, training and support to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in east London. Their programme helps young people to find and keep a job through English and maths qualifications and coaching, followed by work placements and apprenticeships.
Our impact: We have helped City Gateway to secure more than £2 million in long-term funding, enabling them to provide a sustainable programme. City Gateway’s outcome rate for getting young people into education, training or employment has risen to 65%, beating national benchmarks.