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Drive Forward Foundation

Org #30865
Vetted since 2015 Top Ranked Site Visit Verified
2010
year founded
$29,467
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
2
projects funded

Mission

Founded in 2010 Drive Forward Foundation aims to support care leavers aged 16-26 in London to achieve their full potential through employment and education. With over 40% of care leavers being NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training) and about half of them suffering from mental health disorder, care leavers present a highly vulnerable but also hugely neglected group within our society. Our approach is based on the belief that meaningful employment and a career path of the individual's own choice, can help young people overcome the hurdles in front of them and create a better future for themselves. Our employment consultants therefore work with our clients on a 1-2-1 basis, provid... read more

Project Leaders
Juno Schwarz
Juno Schwarz
Gemma Pettman
Gemma Pettman
Team
Martha Wansbrough, Anton Babey
Organization Information
http://www.driveforwardfoundation.com/
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
14-15 Lower Marsh
LONDON, SE1 7RJ
United Kingdom
0207 620 3000

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 8412766797
Organization Information
http://www.driveforwardfoundation.com/
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
14-15 Lower Marsh
LONDON, SE1 7RJ
United Kingdom
0207 620 3000

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 8412766797

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work.

Jul 23, 2018
No news? Good news!
Since April 2018, our new Head of Corporate Engagement, Lucy, supported 27 young care-experienced people into exciting work placmenent opportunities with our 40+ corporate partners across...
Apr 25, 2018
Reality check: There's more than one gap!
Reality check: We can close the gap today, but there will be another one tomorrow. Since the beginning of the year, your contributions to the Closing the Gap fund have enabled nine young people with a...
Feb 16, 2018
Thanks for Closing the GAP last Christmas
We know it’s cheesy, but let us start this project report with a huge THANK YOU and a round of applause! “Care Leavers this Christmas” has been the most successful crowdfunding...
 
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