Accelerating Grassroots Organisations

Our vision is for a fairer, more just, sustainable society where visionary leaders from all backgrounds drive social change.

Impact Report
It's Not Just About The Money

Grant funding is crucial for small charities and social enterprises. However, skills provision in the sector is lacking. We explored the non-financial support our grantees receive as part of our venture philanthropy model.

Impact Report
Funder Collaboration: A New Model

Mary Rose Gunn, founder and CEO of The Fore, and Chris West, Partner at Sumerian Partners, discuss how funder collaboration is fast - tracking social impact for purpose led organisations like Innovating Minds.

Mindsum Moves Ahead

The moment The Fore awarded Mindsum its very first grant, the Manchester-based mental health social enterprise began the leap from idea to reality.

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At The Fore we find, empower and accelerate innovative young charities and social enterprises with exceptional leadership that have the potential to transform society.

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