The Gifted was founded in 2013 in Hertfordshire to help young people who were affected by disadvantage or came from difficult backgrounds. It runs interactive workshops training young people to create digital content and podcasts, teaching them new skills, building their confidence, unlocking their potential and empowering them to make better choices. The Gifted has worked with over 3,000 children, young people and parents providing over of 15,000 hours of training and over 2,000 hours of mentoring since it started 2 years ago. The Fore funded the strategic development of the organisation to strengthen its longer-term sustainability.
Funding programme:The Fore Pilot
Funding round:2016 Summer
Location: South East
Sector: Poverty and disadvantage, Youth and education, Arts and culture