Fundraising for Schools

Fundraising for Schools


£89.00 Sub Total
£0.00 Vat

£89.00 Your Price


Securing additional funding and resources is becoming more important than ever for schools and pre-schools. This course will enable delegates to learn good practice relating to fundraising, for example, how to write an exceptional grant funding application, understand what grant funding sources are available and how to be persuasive and confident when approaching local businesses for financial and/or ‘in kind’ support. The relaxed and informative session will help you prepare an application or appeal to stand the best chance of success.



To enable participants to:

  • Create a compelling and high quality grant funding application or appeal
  • Understand grant funding principles and recognised best practice to stand the best chance of success
  • Apply their own local knowledge to the preparation of funding applications
  • Identify and source relevant grant funding opportunities
  • Understand how to approach local businesses for financial and/or ‘in kind’ resources and support
  • Find out about new fundraising ideas; what works well and why
  • Develop a Fundraising Plan




8:45am      ARRIVAL, registration, tea/coffee, networking

9:15am       START: Welcome and Introductions.  Course Objectives and Course Outline

9:25am       How to write and develop an exceptional grant funding application

  • How to avoid common pitfalls; hints and tips for success
  • How to evidence the need for funding
  • How to explain the needs of target groups
  • How to demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities
  • How to demonstrate competent project management
  • How to prepare a realistic and logical budget; how to evidence sustainability
  • How to explain project outputs and outcomes; monitoring and evaluation
  • How to be innovative through partnership working

10:40am       Break

11:00am        Sources of Grant Funding – an overview

11:15am         How to approach and engage with local businesses

11:40am        Group Discussion: Fundraising Ideas – what works well and why? How to develop a Fundraising Plan

12:10pm        Review and Evaluation

12:15pm        Close


The cost of the half-day course is £89 + VAT for the first delegate, then £59 + VAT for second and subsequent delegates from the same school.

Please enter coupon code ‘FUND’ on the ‘basket’ page when booking to apply your discount.

The venue will be open 30 minutes prior to the start time for tea/coffee, registration and networking.  The cost includes a comprehensive delegate pack.


Feedback received from delegates:


6/6  – “The best spent £80 ever! Thank you” Headteacher, Bidston Avenue Primary School


6/6 – “Really interesting and informative training that has given me a real starting point for our School and Governors” Deputy Headteacher, Christ Church CE Primary School (Birkenhead)



Dates & Locations:

This course has multiple dates and locations available. Please click the ‘Dates and Locations’ tab to view all dates and venues.


Fundraising for Schools

03rd June 2020
9:15am – 12:15pm

Holiday Inn, Ellesmere Port
Lower Mersey Street
Ellesmere Port
CH65 2AL

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