Meet the funder: Groundwork

Groundwork's grant schemes are helping communities improve their outdoor space

How to fund an ambitious project

How to plan and succeed when exceeding your usual fundraising limits

Meet the funder: Awards for All

Find out more about one of the most prominent funders of school projects

Meet the funder: Youth Music

Youth Music is a national charity that invests in music-making projects for children and young people

Meet the funder: Ernest Cook Trust

Looking to improve outdoor education? Ernest Cook Trust explains how their funding can help

Access denied

Bid-writing expert Rachel Gordon on the most common reasons why grant applications get turned down – and how to avoid it happening to you

Using a bid-writing expert

When does it pay to hire a bid-writing expert to complete your grant application for you?

10 steps to grant fundraising success

Make sure your school's application stands out from the crowd

Meet the funder: Siobhan Dowd Trust

The Siobhan Dowd Trust aims to support children and young people whose access to books and stories has been deprived

How to write an evidence-based bid

Using evidence and data to back up your bid can increase your chances of success

Grant application checklist

Use our checklist to ensure your school has the best chance of success

Meet the funder: Wolfson Foundation

The Wolfson Foundation's Chief Executive explains how The Secondary Education Programme supports new builds, refurbishments or equipment projects related to science, information or communications technology.

Meet the funder: Foyle Foundation

Can your library improvements be funded by the Foyle Schools Library Programme?

Bid-writing DOs and DON'Ts

These essential tips will help you craft a compelling application

Find the right funder

How do you know which funder is the right one for you and how can you maximise your chance of fundraising success?