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Latest Funding Opportunities

Teaching Physics Scholarships - Deadline Extended to 3rd December (UK) 19th November 2018

Talented individuals in England who would like to train to teach physics or physics with maths have until 3rd December 2018 to apply for a scholarship for the 2019/20 academic year. Run by the Inst...

Mandarin Excellence Programme Opens for Applications (England) 19th November 2018

Applications are now invited from state schools in England to join the Mandarin Excellence Programme for 2019 - 20. The Programme aims to deliver a minimum of 5,000 speakers of Mandarin on their wa...

School Holiday Activity Fund (London) 16th November 2018

The School Holiday Activity Fund has grants available to help charities and state schools deliver activities for children and young people during the school holidays in North West London. This incl...

The Jerusalem Trust RE Resource Grant Scheme (UK) 15th November 2018

The Jerusalem Trust makes available to schools a number of grants to support the purchase of resources for teaching Christianity in Religious Education. These can include textbooks, teacher resourc...

Funding of up to £500 Available to Young People to Make a Difference (Scotland) 14th November 2018

Young people in Scotland aged 16 – 26 who want to make a difference to their community and environment can apply for grants of up to £500 to help them get their project off the ground. This coul...

Grants for Education Projects with Young People (London Boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham) 14th November 2018

Registered charities or educational establishments seeking financial assistance to support educational initiatives and projects aimed at young people can apply for one-off grants of up to £5,000 t...

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Mandarin Excellence Programme Opens for Applications (England) 2018-11-19

Applications are now invited from state schools in England to join the Mandarin Excellence Programme for 2019 - 20. The Programme aims to deliver a minimum of 5,000 speakers of Mandarin on their wa...

Funding of up to £500 Available to Young People to Make a Difference (Scotland) 2018-11-14

Young people in Scotland aged 16 – 26 who want to make a difference to their community and environment can apply for grants of up to £500 to help them get their project off the ground. This coul...

Funding for Projects that Support Disadvantaged Young People (UK) 2018-11-09

Grants of over £10,000 per project are available to not for profit organisations and schools that work with young people who are experiencing disadvantage through illness, distress, abuse or negle...

Funding to Make Young People Future Ready (UK) 2018-11-08

A new £250,000 fund to support that promote wider skills in secondary-age (11-18) young people is now open to expressions of interest. Grants of £35,000 to £50,000 are available for work that fo...

Funding Case Studies

The Robertson Trust

The Robertson Trust is an independent Charitable Trust with the aim of improving the quality of life and realising the potential of people and communities in Scotland; including Improving the quality of life for those affected by physical and/or mental health issues and their carers.  Each year the Trust awards around £16 million in grants.

New School Butterstone, in Perth and Kinross, received a grant of £59,000 towards the capital costs of the upgrade of the school and young adult service's residential accommodation.

For more information on funding opportunities through the Robertson Trust please click here.

Awards for All

Awards for All is a Lottery grants scheme funding small, local community-based projects in the UK.

Marshland High School received a grant of £4,993 from Awards for All to establish a table tennis centre working with Wisbech table tennis club. The centre will be used by the whole community as well as by local feeder primary schools looking to offer out of hours clubs.

For more information on funding opportunities from Awards for All please click here

Wolfson Foundation

The Wolfson Foundation is an independent charity that awards grants to support and promote excellence in the fields of science and medicine, health, education and the arts and humanities. Education is one of the Wolfson Foundation's central themes and underpins much of its work. Through its Education programme, the Foundation support teaching spaces at universities and secondary schools.

Belle Vue Girls' School in Bradford received a grant of £20,000 for equipment and furniture to create a new ICT base within the science faculty.
 
For more information on funding opportunities through the Wolfson Foundation please click here.

The Lord's Taverners

The Lord's Taverners raises and gives around £2 million each year to give young people, particularly those with special needs, a sporting chance.

Green Park School, Wolverhampton cares for 100 children between the ages of 5 and 19, all of whom have a range of severe and profound learning difficulties. 85% of pupils have multiple disabilities and a significant number are terminally ill. The Lord's Taverners provided a grant of £25,000 to the School for the provision of a sensory room and drama studio for children.

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation is one of the largest independent grant-making foundations in the UK. The Foundation make grants to organisations which aim to maximise opportunities for individuals to experience a full quality of life, both now and in the future. In particular, the Foundation is concerned with children and young people and others who are disadvantaged.

Mulberry Bush School in Oxfordshire, received a grant of £180,120 to share good practice across schools to enable primary aged children with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties, to be more successful in mainstream settings.

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Funding Guides

A-Z Funding Guide for Schools 2019

This Definitive Guide to School Funding provides over 300 pages of comprehensive and in-depth information on funding sources available to schools across the UK. With over 300 funding sources featured that could support a wide range of school projects and activities, this Guide is a must have for anyone who currently finds himself or herself responsible for or involved in fundraising for schools.

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How to Write a Winning Application

So you've done your research. You've identified relevant funders and you have a brilliant project that needs financial support. Writing a successful grant application is not so much about having a good idea for a project but more about understanding what it is that the Funding organisation is looking to support, who it is willing to support and communicating your project idea clearly and succinctly.

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