Expert advice on applying to grant-making trusts, plus tips for tapping into match funding opportunities and boosting income with Gift Aid.


Help solve your school's funding problems!

Quotes about FundEd

FundEd is a time-saving toolkit for school leaders, which features a comprehensive range of proven income generation solutions

Supermarket grants

Many PTAs are exploring supermarket grant schemes as a way to raise funds, as they can represent more money for a lot less manpower...

Fundraising for playground and outdoor equipment

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Playground equipment has long been top of the list when it comes to PTA spending. So how do you raise the money?

Big project fundraising

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Schools are increasingly turning to PTAs to raise money for bigger projects. When you’re asked to raise thousands of pounds, where do you begin?

An introduction to grants

Nest full of golden eggs

Ben Wittenberg, director of policy, publishing and research at Directory of Social Change explains how.

Why your PTA should try crowdfunding!

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How digital fundraising can be a successful way to fundraise for your school

FAQs match funding

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Hundreds of organisations offer their employees the chance to boost their fundraising efforts through match funding.

How your PTA can claim Gift Aid from HMRC

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Our guidance explains how to register for Gift Aid with HMRC, which PTA activities and events are eligible and how to claim

FAQs Gift Aid

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Add an extra 25% to your PTA's income by claiming Gift Aid

Finding funding

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If you've never applied for external funding before, the process can seem daunting. We ask experts where to find grant-giving bodies and how to apply.

'Since joining FundEd we've raised £88,500!'

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Read how one school in Brighton used our support and resources to raise thousands of pounds to regenerate their outdoor areas