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A-Z Funding for Schools 2019: A Comprehensive Guide to Grants Available to UK Schools

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Latest Funding Opportunities

Funding to Engage People with Science and Technology (UK) 16th September 2019

The Science and Technology Facilities Council has announced that its Spark Awards programme has re-opened for applications.  Grants of up to £15,000 are available to fund public engagement activi...

The Classical Association Grants (UK) 13th September 2019

The Classical Association (CA), which awards grants to support classical projects and conferences, has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 1st December 2019. The Associatio...

School Grants to Promote Physics (UK) 13th September 2019

UK schools and colleges can apply for grants of up to £600 for small-scale projects or events linked to the teaching or promotion of physics and engineering to pupils aged 5-19. Grants can support...

Funding to Integrate the Armed Forces into their Local Community (UK) 12th September 2019

Grants of up to £20,000 are available for projects that help integrate Armed Forces and civilian communities across the UK, and/or deliver valuable local services to the Armed Forces Community suc...

Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International) 11th September 2019

Grants are available to support schools and registered charities that wish to undertake educational work with children and young people in disadvantaged areas. The British & Foreign Schools Society...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Schools for Projects that Teach Digital Skills to Young People (Scotland) 10th September 2019

Schools and colleges in Scotland as well as businesses, government bodies and charities can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for innovative, adaptable, and sustainable projects, that teach digital...

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School Grants to Promote Physics (UK) 2019-09-13

UK schools and colleges can apply for grants of up to £600 for small-scale projects or events linked to the teaching or promotion of physics and engineering to pupils aged 5-19. Grants can support...

Funding to Integrate the Armed Forces into their Local Community (UK) 2019-09-12

Grants of up to £20,000 are available for projects that help integrate Armed Forces and civilian communities across the UK, and/or deliver valuable local services to the Armed Forces Community suc...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Schools for Projects that Teach Digital Skills to Young People (Scotland) 2019-09-10

Schools and colleges in Scotland as well as businesses, government bodies and charities can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for innovative, adaptable, and sustainable projects, that teach digital...

Nature Grants for Schools (England, Scotland & Wales) 2019-09-05

Schools in England, Scotland and Wales are being invited to apply for up to £500 worth of free outdoor equipment and two hours of professional outdoor training as part of the third instalment of L...

Funding Case Studies

Paul Hamlyn Foundation

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation is one of the larger 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.

Mounts Bay School received a grant of £79,838 over three years to launch and support a new early intervention Student Support Service which will provide an individualised, therapeutic programme, combined with team and self-esteem building through sport, to address key issues leading to exclusion.

For more information on funding opportunities please click here

Foyle Foundation

Th Foyle Foundation is an independent Grant Making Trust that funds activities in relation to Learning; the Arts; and Health. Schools that wish to apply for funding must be state funded secondary and primary schools and must demonstrate why their project is additional and cannot be funded from statutory or other funding.

Foyle View Special School, Derry received a grant of £10,000 towards extending music therapy for pupils with learning difficulties and emotional and communication problems.

For more information on funding opportunities through the Foyle Foundation please click here

Sport England

Sport England is focused on helping people and communities across the country create a sporting habit for life. Between 2012 and 2017, it invested over £1 billion of funding that created more opportunities for young people to play sport; and nurture and develop talent; etc.

Sir William Borlase's Grammar School in Wycombe received a grant of £5,311 from Sport England for the development of trampolining in the school and local community.

For more information on funding opportunities through Sport England please click here

The Royal Society

The Royal Society provides funding of up to £3,000 through its Partnership Grants Scheme to enable schools to bringing science alive in the classroom.

The Hayfielfd Primary School in High Peaks, Derbyshire received a grant of £2,500 from the Royal Society's Partnership grant scheme to stage a Science Week Festival that looked into the world of micro-organisms and explored how our lives are affected by things that we cannot see with the naked eye. The project involved four scientists and 127 children.

For more information on funding opportunities through the Royal Society Partnership Grants Scheme please click here

Peter Harrison Foundation

The Peter Harrison Foundation is an independent grant-making trust which supports schools, voluntary and community groups working in any part of the UK.

St. John's School and College received a grant of £14,745 to support the funding of an all-weather games area at this special needs college.

For more information on funding opportunities through the Foundation please click here

Sport England

Sport England is focused on helping people and communities across the country create a sporting habit for life. Between 2012 and 2017, it invested over £1 billion of funding that created more opportunities for young people to play sport; and nurture and develop talent; etc.

Saint Felix School in Waveney received a grant of £9,732 from Sport England for the installation of Indoor Cricket Nets.

For more information on funding opportunities through Sport England please click here

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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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