As the go-to experts in school fundraising, FundEd can help you generate additional income streams, create an effective fundraising strategy and deliver successful campaigns.
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Our aim is to support schools by providing you with the inspiration and expertise to embark on a successful fundraising journey. So whether you want to secure a grant, develop a regular giving campaign, plan a fundraising strategy or access business support, FundEd is here to help.
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Browse our range of case studies for practical, real-world solutions online and access back copies of our glossy magazine which is published once a term and is packed with ideas and inspiration. School leaders and PTAs have shared their successes with grant applications, crowdfunding campaigns, fundraising events, business partnerships, and more. Benchmark your school against primary, secondary, or special needs settings with a similar number of pupils, that are facing similar challenges. This will help you better assess what your own school is able to achieve.
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Our knowledgeable team of funding experts contribute advice specifically tailored to address the needs of the education sector. Get detailed and trusted advice on everything from applying for grants and running a crowdfunding campaign, to establishing business partnerships and running successful events. Whatever your fundraising plans you can always ask FundEd, your fundraising friend who is always available to help.
- ‘I have found FundEd Magazine to be one of the most useful funding resource tools that SBMs can have in their top draw. The hints, tips and advice provided by FundEd are second to none and in addition to this, you have the confidence you are working with individuals who understand the business of education and can target the advice perfectly. I highly recommend it to all educational establishments, the first bit of advice that you use will repay your school tenfold!’ Russell Dalton FNASBM, Finance and Business Director, Pershore High School
- ‘Inspiring, innovative and informative: FundEd is our go-to resource for new fundraising initiatives. Last academic year, we generated in the region of £15,000 in vital funds for the school including a £500 grant from the Institute of Physics for science week and an incredible £7,720 from our first ever crowdfunding project. Throughout our campaign, the FundEd expert team were on hand to guide us in the right direction, instilling a great sense of confidence and firing us with determination to achieve our goal. And so we did! If you’re looking to maximise your school’s fundraising potential, FundEd is your answer.’ Charlotte Gateshill, Governor and Chair of the Community Partnership Group, Camelsdale Primary School, Haselmere, Surrey (240 pupils)
- ‘Since joining FundEd in September 2016 we’ve raised £88,500! We needed to raise funds to regenerate the school’s outdoor space, so decided to sign up to the FundEd programme. One of the most invaluable benefits is how straightforward it is to access the grants database, coupled with the excellent guidance on completing a successful application. Since joining we have been successful with five different bids worth £88,500! FundEd also has excellent giveaway prizes and we recently won a bundle of new books for our school library. Having found the grant search process and application advice from FundEd so invaluable, we don’t intend to stop at playgrounds but now plan to look into funding for library resources and other improvements across the school!’ Mel Fane, PTA Trustee, Our Lady of Lourdes RC School, Brighton, Sussex, (199 pupils)