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Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation uses a unique approach to tackle the issue of poverty in the UK. By providing management support and pro bono expertise alongside funding, Impetus-PEF is able to help its charity partners improve their capacity to deliver targeted outcomes for young people. These are stories of the many lives touched by Impetus-PEF, from young people to charity CEOs and pro bono experts.

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PwC supports Ripplez’s business plan development...

A three-year business plan was a key capacity-building project for Ripplez, and PwC pro bono more...

NBI’s pro bono recruitment for WorkingRite...

A key component of our investment in WorkingRite was to bring NBI, a talent consultancy, on board to more...

BearingPoint’s work with Shannon Trust...

Sarah-Jayne Williams, a Director of Customer Management at BearingPoint UK Ltd, one of Europe’s more...

Chris Outram, Founding Partner, OC&C...

OC&C have been involved with over 20 pro bono projects since 2004. Founding Partner Chris Outram more...

Amanda Walker’s experience working with Street League...

With more than 15 years' blue chip marketing experience, Amanda Walker was a huge asset to Street more...

Bob Harris’s experience working with St Giles Trust...

Bob Harris, an experienced adviser on commissioning, volunteered his expertise to help transform more...

Ditlev Schwanenflugel, pro bono Consultant...

Experienced strategy consultant Ditlev Schwanenflugel has volunteered his professional skills to more...

Bain Capital supports Place2Be...

Winners of the 2013 Transforming Lives award, Bain Capital's Francois Gilbart and Jurjen Van der more...

Hear from a charity CEO: Rachel Carr, IntoUniversity...

IntoUniversity is an educational charity that helps young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and more...

Ricky’s story – Tomorrow’s People: Working It Out...

After ending up in prison, Ricky Shearsby felt it would be impossible to reform his life. Through more...

Halima’s story – ThinkForward...

Halima Ahmed, 17, is currently on an apprenticeship at a crèche with the aim of moving on to more...

Mariam’s story – Teens and Toddlers...

Mariam grew up in an environment of economic disadvantage where it could have been very easy to slip more...

Joe’s Story – Street League...

Joe is one of thousands of homeless, unemployed or disadvantaged young people who have found a more...

David’s story – Resurgo Trust...

David was homeless, unemployed and without a clear direction in his life when he first attended more...

Michael’s story – Place2Be...

Many children find it difficult to adjust when leaving primary school, but for Michael the task was more...

Sadiya’s story – IntoUniversity...

Sadiya came to the UK from Somalia, on her own, when she was 13. She didn’t speak any English and more...

Bahga’s story – IntoUniversity...

Egyptian-born Bahga El-Sayed Katamesh wants to become a paediatrician. A year ago she had no clue more...

James Titmuss’s market research for Street League...

ISIS Investment Director James Titmuss worked with Impetus – PEF portfolio charity Street League more...

Colin Tyler’s strategy work with our portfolio...

Since 2004, OC&C teams have worked, on a pro bono basis, on more than 10 strategic projects for more...

Tom Gladstone’s due diligence on Leap Confronting Conflict...

OC&C Associate Partner Tom Gladstone has worked on two Impetus – PEF projects. Here he recounts more...

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