Resurgo & Impetus

Impetus’ expertise has been truly revolutionary. Our partnership is helping create a robust platform to help more young people from disadvantaged backgrounds succeed in work.

– Revd Tom Jackson, Founder, Resurgo

The need: Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are twice as likely to not be in education, employment or training than their better-off peers, with long-term consequences for their employability, confidence and earning.

Our charity partner: Resurgo's award-winning Spear programme helps to get disengaged young people ready for work and into a job.

Our impact: Resurgo has grown from a small west London project to a charity with 10 centres across London, Brighton and Leeds. This scale has been made possible with Impetus’ support and emphasis on impact, ensuring Resurgo retains a focus on delivering a high-quality programme through their growth. Our Youth Jobs Gap research has found their programme significantly out-performed benchmark education, employment and training outcomes for every age range and qualification level, when measured at three, six, nine and 12 months after completing.

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Sustained employment

Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are twice as likely to be not in employment, education, or training (NEET) as their better of peers. As co-chairs of the Youth Employment Group, we work to ensure these young people are not forgotten through the ups and downs of the economy.
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CD&R Foundation Makes Grants to London Non-Profit Organisations

Awards made to three organisations in partnership with Impetus
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