A Practical Guide to Fund-Raising in Schools
By Paul Morris
Routledge – 2000 – 160 pages
A practical guide to fund-raising for schools. Funding for schools from the customary sources has become more difficult and schools are having to raise funds through schemes involving community and commercial support. This guide explains everything that schools need to know about funding, including;
*researching funds available
*European funding initiatives
*how to enter local partnerships
*writing a bid
*making and maintaining contacts
*staffing the funding team
*target-setting and monitoring
*the governing body's role.
'It is hard to imagine anyone reading this book without picking up some useful ideas. It is relevant to those working in schools of every type as teachers, support staff or governors.' - Graham Shackleton, Practical Funding for Schools
'Strong on formulating strategy, with interesting case studies.' - Times Educational Supplement
Paul Morris has substantial experience of financial management in an education setting and runs his own Educational Resource Improvement Consultancy (EIC).