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Last updated on 31 May 2017
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Is there advice on setting up a hardship fund? We relay advice from two of our associate education experts on setting up and managing a hardship fund to help parents with school uniform and other costs. We also link to information about schools' hardship funds.

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  1. Determine where the money will come from
  2. Clarify the criteria for receiving support
  3. Decide what the fund will be used for
  4. Creating and managing the account
  5. Outline all information in a policy
  6. Discretion is required
  7. Work with other agencies
  8. Examples from schools

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