The KPMG Foundation was established with the objective of unlocking the potential of children in the UK who, for primarily social reasons, have not achieved their educational potential.
The Impact Report reveals that the Foundation has invested £10.8 million since its inception in support of 68 charitable projects.
Amongst the major projects the Foundation has supported are:
Looking ahead to the future, Jo Clunie, director of the KPMG Foundation, said: “We are looking forward with high expectations to the next five year period. We are committed to doing our best to improve the outcomes of children in care and children in deprived families.”
The KPMG Foundation’s Impact Report is available on the Foundation website.
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