Funds and freebies: monthly highlights

Find a selection of the grants available to schools across a range of areas, and details of freebies you can access. Also learn about cost-of-living support available for your school and community.

updated on 24 January 2024
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Contents
  1. Cost-of-living support
  2. Grants and funding opportunities
  3. Freebies
  4. For future reference

Cost-of-living support

Share details of warm banks with families

The Warm Welcome Campaign has a searchable map to help people find a warm welcome space near them. The campaign is supporting more than 3,000 organisations that have opened their doors to anyone struggling to heat their home. 

Support families to afford school uniform

Let parents/carers know where they can access cheaper uniforms and uniform grants.

Be clear on what your school needs to do to comply with the DfE's statutory guidance on the cost of school uniform, including making sure second-hand uniform is available, and how to review your school uniform policy.

Share these ideas with your school community The government’s cost-of-living payment is available for those receiving certain benefits or tax credits. Those who are eligible can get up to 3 different types of payment depending on their situation: A cost-of-living payment, for people