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The School Fundraising Blog

Welcome to the School Fundraising blog pages.  We love to let you know what we are doing, how things are changing and provide information and ideas to school PTAs.  Browse any of the articles below to find out more.

Fundraising Resources

Virtual PTA Fundraising in the School Holidays

Looking at the school calendar, you may see the holidays as a void for PTA fundraising, but is this a missed opportunity? Parents are keen to find ways to keep children entertained during school breaks, so providing virtual activities could be a real money-spinner! Do not fear! We’re not suggesting

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Miscellaneous

Activate Pupil Power in School Fundraising

What do the pupils in your school want and can they be empowered to fundraise for it? Not every school fundraising event has to be organised and run by the PTA. With a little support and encouragement, pupils can be very resourceful. When they will be direct beneficiaries, motivation levels

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PTA Grants
Fundraising Resources

Top Tips on Grant Applications for PTAs

When considering ways to raise money for schools, PTAs are great at planning and preparing fundraising events. These can be great at generating income, but often require a significant number of willing volunteers. Are you looking for a different approach? If so, applying to foundations that offer grants for schools

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Fundraising Resources

5 Easy Ideas for PTA Fundraising

As a small school or a school that struggles with parent involvement, grand events like a Summer Fete are a challenge. In this article, we suggest 5 ways to generate funds whilst keeping the workload to a minimum. Before you Start Fundraising The first step is to clarify what the

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Fundraising Resources

PTA Year 6 Leavers Events

After the excitement of Easter Eggs and a two-week break, Year 6 pupils will be returning for their final term in school. This is an opportunity for the school and PTA to help them create memories to take with them as they move up to secondary school. During the final

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Fundraising Resources

How to get Community Support for PTA Fundraising

The majority of PTA events focus on providing activities and events that appeal to parents and/or pupils. These can liven up the school calendar and generate funds, but parent’s pockets are only so deep. It’s time to look beyond the school gates for fresh opportunities to raise funds for the

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