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Fundraising Support and Inspiration for Schools

I am pleased to provide some free resources, plus our latest funding packages.

Community Inspired is a social enterprise that exists for the benefit of the communities we support. Our dedicated team have developed programmes that offer sustainable and ethical ways of improving the world around us. We support over 20,000 schools and PTAs, bringing teachers, parents, and the wider community together to help raise over £200 million a year; money spent on enriching experiences and equipment, helping to make education great.

While many schools can and do successfully raise funds, others find it more difficult, usually through a lack of time, expertise or just knowing how to get started.  Which is where we step in to help.

FundEd includes access to an extensive grants database, an informative, glossy magazine, comprehensive web resources and email funding updates.  

Our Premium and Group membership also offers tailored funding reviews,  based on what a school is raising funds for and their particular circumstances.  We highlight any relevant grants and build a fundraising strategy similar to that in the attached example. We are then available ongoing to answer questions or provide feedback.

In addition to the our packages, the FundEd website and our sister service PTA+  are packed with information, advice, and practical support for all schools.

I have also attached our latest Guide to School Fundraising.

‘What a brilliant resource FundEd is! For the first time in one place, you can access numerous different ideas on how to gain extra resources for your school. I found it really inspiring to read about what other schools have fundraised for and how they achieved their goals. My life in these times of school funding austerity just got a whole lot easier – thank you FundEd!’ Jo Marchant, Strategic Business Leader, Fellow of NASBM

‘As a Business Manager for a large school, the pull on my financial resources is huge and I need to be creative in finding extra funding. FundEd stimulates that creative thinking through showcasing a variety of fundraising ideas and initiatives and by sharing innovative practice from schools in similar situations. It’s a wonderful new resource.' Robbie Garner, Business Manager, Mark Rutherford School, Bedford

We would love to help you raise the funds you need.