Leading the way

School leaders are responsible for addressing the greatest needs within their school. But what is the role of leaders in relation to the fundraising required to meet so many of these needs, asks the IDPE's Louise Bennett

How to fund your playground

School income generation expert Justin Smith shares his tips to get your campaign up and running

Budgeting for success

Sharon Noble explains how knowledge about budgets and targets can shape your grant application for funding

State your case

How to write a case for support

Go local

How local grants can make a big difference to your fundraising strategy

Funding the future

How do you deliver an excellent education without sufficient government funds? Kevin Yardley, director of income generation at The Generations Multi Academy Trust in Hertfordshire, shares his experiences

A routemap for fundraising

It’s been a year of uncertainty, with the only constant being the need to adapt to rapid change. Justin Smith envisions the road ahead, while Jane Hughes looks at how we can learn from others

Find me a fundraiser

More schools are looking to appoint a fundraiser. But what does the role entail and how can you go about finding the right person?

Fundraising stateside

Fundraising is a mainstream activity in US schools, where there is a tradition of philanthropy. Angela Jones looks at what we could learn from across the Atlantic

Make more of your assets

With funding under pressure, schools need to make the most of everything they've got. So take a step back and consider what's possible

Audit your fundraising

Carrying out a fundraising audit is an effective way to gauge success and identify future income sources. Lindsey Marsh shows you how

How to plan a fundraising strategy

Taking the time to plan and develop your income generation strategy will pay off sooner than you think, says fundraising expert Sharon Noble

Mentor magic

Can’t afford a fundraiser but desperately need to generate income? A mentor could be the solution, says Lindsey Marsh

A solution that suits

Developing an income-generation strategy starts with identifying what will work best for your school