Crowdfunding: choose your route well

6th February 2020

Crowdfunding can be an excellent alternative route to increased income for schools – but there are pitfalls to be aware of For schools, which are consistently having their budgets stretched and are making sacrifices at [read more]

Donation, Donation, Donation

29th January 2020

Schools have long used fundraising for extra-curricular activities, but with budgets being tighter than ever, could crowdfunding also be used to buy resources normally provided by the state? Sponsored silences, school fetes and sponsored laps [read more]

How to successfully bid for funding

20th January 2020

Making funding bids can be time-consuming, confusing and tiring – but we’re here to help with some simple advice that aims to make the process a lot easier Planning and submitting funding bids can be [read more]

How to approach local businesses for support 

16th May 2019

From cash donations to equipment contributions, local businesses can be a valuable income stream for your school. Justin Smith asks, ‘How can you maximise your chances of getting support from local businesses?’ Income generation remains [read more]

Building bridges to boost income

15th April 2019

Building relationships between your school and your local community, so that they support your ambitions, underpins a good fundraising strategy. Kerry-Jane Packman, development and membership director at Parentkind, shares five ideas to generate some income [read more]

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