Does Your School Need Funding for a Canopy or Shelter?

Does Your School Need Funding for a Canopy or Shelter?

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School funding and budgets are often hot topics which cause a lot of debates, particularly when deciding how to allocate the budgets, and how to get the most out of your money. If you find that your school budget is struggling to stretch to the canopy, shelter or awning that you require then it is worth looking into funding grants and fundraising.

There are many organisations which offer funding, and many are particularly interested in supporting educational facilities. Providers such as Ernest Cook Trust and The Sorrell Foundation offer grants specifically for school projects. Whilst other providers, such as Biffa and Magnox, offer funding to a wider audience, including schools, however these projects have to be within a certain distance of a Biffa or Magnox site.

To find out more about six popular funding providers which offer grants to schools download our free Funding guide. You can also find up to date information on all funding providers on our Funding Advice pages, we have identified funding providers for schools, Early Years, SEN and communities. This page also features our top tips when applying for funding.

Fundraising is also a great way to raise money for your canopy, or any other equipment or resources your organisation needs. It is great way to bring the school and community together and offers valuable learning opportunities for pupils. Many of our customers have used fundraising events to raise money for their school canopies, including Thorn Grove Primary School in Hertfordshire. They held various events including fayres, discos and quizzes to rasie funds and even did a sponsored “Wellie Walk” in order to raise money for their Coniston canopy! Find out more about their fundraising here. Download our FREE Fundraising pack to read more about how our customers have raised money for their canopies, it also contains ideas on fundraising events, plus advice on licenses and health and safety at your event.

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Able Canopies Ltd. design, manufacture and install commercial grade canopies, shade sails,
awnings and shelters across the UK. We specialise in servicing the education, leisure,
healthcare and retail sectors and have extensive experience working with
schools, councils, architects and contracting firms.
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