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Funding for new hall?

Discussion in 'Primary' started by Lightbulb100, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. Hi there- does anyone have any ideas for funding sources to have a new sports hall built on our school site? Our school is gradually becoming 3 form entry but we only have one hall which is used for everything. The LEA aren't being supportive at all- we've been doing fundraising for several years but at this rate, it'll be about 20 years before we have enough!
    Thanks
     
  2. anon2799

    anon2799 New commenter

    Try a lottery grant for a start, then if you're in a deprived area there are grants for projects which will benefit the whole community- its not easy but if you can show that the hall will be used by various "vulnerable" groups - long term unemployed, youth groups etc, you can usually get match funding. Also ask local businesses for sponsorship- and if you have a big supermarket nearby they have community support officers who can help you. I've managed to get a couple of hundred grand over the last few years for various projects. The money is out there, but you have to do a lot of work and not be afraid to be a bit cheeky. Local business people tend to run away from me now!
     
  3. Thanks very much for advice.
    Anyone else know any organisations that would help?
     

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