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Latest Funding Opportunities

Religious Education Grants for Schools Scheme (UK) 23rd January 2019

Grants of up to £600 are available to schools to support the purchase of resources for teaching Christianity in Religious Education. Although priority will be given to non-church state secondary s...

Funding for Major Capital Projects to Encourage Physical Activity (London & South East) 23rd January 2019

Grants of between £20,001 and £150,000 are available for the renovation, modernisation or creation of significant sports and leisure facilities in London, Surrey, South Northamptonshire and Ayles...

Apply for Grants of up to £20,000 to Improve Sports and Leisure Facilities (London & South East) 23rd January 2019

Grants of between £5,000 and £20,000 are available to small capital projects that aim to help improve existing or to build new sports facilities. The funding is available to not for profit organi...

Grant Programme for Arts Award Centre Opens Soon (England) 22nd January 2019

Arts Award Centres working on Arts Award projects with young people for whom access and inclusion is an issue will be able to apply for a grant to support their work from 28th January 2019. Grants...

Funding for Projects that Raise the Attainment of Disadvantaged School Students (England) 22nd January 2019

The Shine Trust which funds projects that help disadvantaged young people to realise their academic potential, has announced that the Let Teachers SHINE competition has re-opened for applications....

Rowing Foundation Grants Programme (UK) 21st January 2019

The next deadline to apply to the Rowing Foundation is Wednesday 14th February 2019. The Foundation offers grants of £500-£2,000 to help organisations, schools and clubs involved in on water elem...

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Apply for Grants of up to £20,000 to Improve Sports and Leisure Facilities (London & South East) 2019-01-23

Grants of between £5,000 and £20,000 are available to small capital projects that aim to help improve existing or to build new sports facilities. The funding is available to not for profit organi...

Funding for Projects that Raise the Attainment of Disadvantaged School Students (England) 2019-01-22

The Shine Trust which funds projects that help disadvantaged young people to realise their academic potential, has announced that the Let Teachers SHINE competition has re-opened for applications....

Funding for Projects that Support Disadvantaged Young People (UK) 2019-01-15

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 for School Projects to Benefit Disadvantaged Young People (London) 2019-01-11

Groups of state schools, working in partnership can apply for grants of up to £50,000 for projects aimed at supporting their most challenged pupils, strengthening links with home life and coordina...

Funding Case Studies

Foyle Foundation

The Foyle Foundation is an independent grant making trust that distributes grants to UK charities and not for profit organisations whose work is in the areas of Learning, the Arts and Health. Within its Learning remit funding is available to meet special educational needs and learning difficulties.

The Kingfisher Community Special School, Oldham received a grant of £15,000 towards equipping an arts studio in this special school for children with severe and complex learning difficulties including autism.

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

Sports Council for Wales

The Sports Council for Wales is responsible for supporting sports in Wales.

Whitchurch High School, Cardiff received a grant of £19,000 to develop a new climbing wall programme at Whitchurch High School.

For more information on funding opportunities through Sport Council for Wales please click here

The John Lyon's Charity

The John Lyon's Charity gives grants to groups and organisations for the benefit of children and young adults who are resident in the London boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Kensington and Chelsea, City of London and the City of Westminster. Since 1992 the Charity has distributed some £30 million at an average of £17,000 per grant to a wide range of services for young people, including youth clubs, arts projects, counselling, child care and parental support schemes, sports and academic bursaries and scholarships.

Kingsgate Community College received a grant of £15,000 pa for three years towards the running costs of an Arts Programme.

For more information on funding opportunities through the John Lyon's Charity please click here

BBC Children in Need

Through the BBC Children in Need Grants Programme, funding is available to organisations and schools that work with young people who are suffering from illness; distress; abuse or neglect; are disabled; have behavioural or psychological difficulties; or are living in poverty or situations of deprivation.

Boundary Community School in London received a grant of £9,969 to provide supplementary maths and English homework support and holiday sessions for children and young people from  Bangladeshi and Somali families in Tower Hamlets. It will improve peer relationships and improve confidence.

For more information on funding opportunities theough the BBC Children in Need programme please click here

Ernest Cook Trust

The Ernest Cook Trust (ECT) gives grants to registered charities, schools and not-for-profit organisations wishing to encourage young people's interest either in the countryside and the environment or the arts (in the broadest sense) or aiming to raise levels of literacy and numeracy. In 2008/09, the ECT Trustees gave £1.7m to support over 450 educational projects. A large grants programme for awards of over £4,000 and a small grants programme for awards of under £4,000 operate throughout the year.

Norbury Manor Primary School, Croydon received a grant of £2,165 from the Trust to cover the cost of resources for outdoor learning.

For more information on funding opportunities through the Ernest Cook Trust 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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