Funding for out of hours learning - study support
Last updated: 30/10/2013
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Ways of funding Out of Hours Learning/Study
guidance - Continyou have put together a guidance document
on how to gain funding from organisations, corporate
bodies, and trusts involving as little work and
frustration as possible
Finding sources of funding
The Out of Hours Learning Team produce a funding update bulletin
containing information on key schemes and funding
Free online sources of funding information
Funding - this is a joint website run by all the Lottery
funders in the UK which you can search for information on current
funding programmes across the UK.
How 2 Fundraise – Free
online resource, includes fundraising ideas, know-how and
Subscription based sources
Grants 4 Schools - this
subscription-based website provides information on the latest
funding opportunities from the Lottery, government agencies, the
European Union and Charitable Foundations.
Trust Funding -
this subscription-based website allows you to search information on
over 4,200 charitable trusts.
Fundraising for Schools
- a monthly subscription-based magazine with up-to-date information
on relevant trusts, charities and awarding bodies which support
education and the work of schools.
Funding - This site is an online portal to grants
for the voluntary and community sector from Local Authorities,
Regional Government, Central Government, Independent Grant
Administrators and European Sources
Ernest Cook Trust - gives
grants to registered charities, schools and not-for-profit
organisations wishing to encourage young people's interest either
in the countryside and the environment, the arts, or aiming to
raise levels of literacy and numeracy.
These are a few of the schemes to which schools and clubs can
apply for funding or free equipment. For information on other
grants and funding streams available please refer to the Sources of
Funding Information above.
Foundation - supports local projects in Cornwall and the Isles
of Scilly that engage local people in making their communities
better places to live.
Awards for All - Awards
for All England is supported by the Arts Council England, the Big
Lottery Fund, the Heritage Lottery Fund and Sport England.
Please note that as on 1st April 2009, these bodies will
each be operating their own small grants schemes.
The Paul Hamlyn
Foundation - the Foundation is looking to fund projects that
promote innovation and change in the areas of supplementary
schooling and tackling school exclusion and truancy.
Lottery – Reaching Communities - funds projects that help
people and communities who are most in need, and can really make a
difference. Projects can be new or existing activities, or be the
core work of your organisation.
Children in Need - Grants - provides grants for up to three
years to properly constituted not for profit organisations working
with disadvantaged young people aged 18 or under.
Hilton Foundation -
Focusing on children and young people, the Foundation supports
activities in education and health to relieve suffering and equip
First Light -
First Light Movies provides grants to projects that enable young
people to participate in all aspects of film productions. The
funding is available to organisations such as schools, youth
services, community and voluntary groups that work with young
people aged between 5 and 18.
Youth Music - Grants will be available to support projects that
provide structured, regular and progressive music-making activities
for children and young people.
Football Foundation -
the Foundation offer a range of grants for which schools and
community football clubs can apply.
LordsTaverners - the Lord's
Taverners provide free cricket equipment bags to any club or school
which meets the criteria in their application form. Visit their
website to apply.
Sport England –
includes small grants, sportsmatch.
Cash 4 Clubs - Sports clubs that
are registered with their sport's national governing body or local
authority can apply for grants improve facilities, purchase new
equipment, gain coaching qualifications and generally invest in the
sustainability of their club.
The Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust
- supports projects which allow disadvantaged young people the
chance to develop an existing interest in the great outdoors.
The trust usually supports programmes that are run by schools or
youth groups, but welcomes applications from individuals.