Fundraising and grants

  • Fundraising ideas for small schools
    See expert advice and practical ways of fundraising for small or rural schools, to help you combat any challenges in generating income. Find out how one small, rural school raised £50,000 for a new classroom, and how you can too.
  • Funds and freebies: monthly highlights Updated
    Find a selection of the grants available to schools across a range of areas, and details of freebies you can access. You can also learn about cost-of-living support available for your school and community.
  • Generating income and maximising funds
    With uncertainties around the cost of living, you might be thinking about how to raise more money for your school. Read on for ways to make the most of your funding and post-Covid premium, how to generate extra income and how schools have put their ideas into practice.
  • How one school made £350,000 from its local high street
    Chris Dyson, a headteacher in one of the most deprived areas of the country, has discovered an untapped revenue stream: businesses that want to give back. Last year they helped him save £350,000 and now he says “money isn’t a problem at our school.” Chris explains how he does it, and how others can too.