Drive Forward Foundation

Charity first registered in the UK on 15/03/1993 no: 1018750
Charities Commission data
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UN Sustainable Development Goals
4 Quality Education
8 Decent Work & Economic Growth
10 Reduced Inequalities

What it does

We are the Drive Forward Foundation, a charity with one mission…. To equip care leavers with all the tools they need to take charge of their lives; their lives now and their lives in the future. We want to inspire care leavers to discover and unleash their own true potential; to seize opportunities and go out into the world to really make change happen.

How it works

Provides ServicesProvides Advocacy/advice/information

Where it operates

Throughout London

Who it helps

Children/young People


Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 7 grant making charities totalling £1,285,843

When Amount Donor To be used for
30/11/2018 £30,000 Garfield Weston Foundation Vital Fuel
31/10/2018 £360,000 Esmee Fairbairn Towards the core costs of an organisation that works to support care leavers into sustained employment.
31/12/2017 £2,800 Quartet Community Foundation To provide tailored support to young people in and leaving care to help them find and progress in the career of their choice.
31/08/2017 £299,643 Greater London Authority Supporting and moving Care Leavers into sustained employment.
30/03/2017 £50,000 Lloyds Bank Foundation To support the salary of the Operations Director.
31/03/2016 £50,000 Tudor Trust over two years as continuation funding towards the director's salary and associated costs at an organisation providing tailored support to young care leavers on career and employment choices across London
30/11/2015 £88,400 Henry Smith Charity towards three years' salary of an Employment Consultant at a project providing practical and emotional support to care leavers in London, to help them move into education, work or training
31/08/2015 £405,000 Esmee Fairbairn Towards core costs to enable the organisation to become self-sustaining in its practical and emotional support offering for care leavers which enables them to move into work, education or training.

Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers
31/03/2018 £443,999 £536,810 -£92,811 0
31/03/2017 £391,243 £555,846 -£164,603 0
31/03/2016 £651,201 £430,941 £220,260 £385,402 10 11 150
31/03/2015 £323,903 £324,751 -£848 0
31/03/2014 £285,634 £266,971 £18,663 0
31/03/2013 £199,307 £182,514 £16,793 0
31/03/2012 £125,844 £113,641 £12,203 0
31/03/2011 £92,313 £120,748 -£28,435 0
31/03/2010 £134,843 £190,202 -£55,359 0
31/03/2009 £178,757 £241,048 -£62,291 0
31/03/2008 £62,093 £154,458 -£92,365 0
31/03/2007 £62,679 £124,656 -£61,977 0
31/03/2006 £51,881 £63,212 -£11,331 0
31/03/2005 £136,843 £136,691 £152 0
30/03/2004 £31,106 £125,309 -£94,203 0

Trustees

This charity has 8 registered trustees.

  • Clive Pitts
  • Damian Dwerryhouse
  • Guy De Selliers
  • Helen Mcanally
  • Jordan Morgan
  • Maggie Collier
  • Marie Broad
  • Tracy Lee
Objectives

TO RELIEVE POVERTY AND SICKNESS, ADVANCE EDUCATION AND PROTECT AND PRESERVE THE HEALTH OF NEEDY PERSONS, ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND THEIR FAMILIES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM.