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7 fundraising ideas for small schools

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Last updated on 18 October 2017
School types: All · School phases: Primary
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Small, rural schools often struggle with fundraising, as they don't have the same amount of time, resources or parents to help them. Two of our experts with experience as small school headteachers set out some practical ways of fundraising successfully despite these extra challenges.

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  1. 1 Engage the local community
  2. 2 Hold community and sponsored events 
  3. 3 Increase the pupil roll
  4. 4 Apply for grants 
  5. 5 Use your site
  6. 6 Communicate with nearby schools 
  7. 7 Talk to businesses

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