Funds and freebies: monthly highlights
See the latest deadlines for funding opportunities. You'll also find a selection of the grants available to schools across a range of areas, and details of freebies your school can access.
Music for All receives applications for individual grants and community project funding. It offers musical instruments or up to £1,500, depending on the project. The next round of funding will close on 27 May.
The National Farmers Union (NFU) Mutual Charitable Trust provides grants for projects that impact rural communities. There are 2 application windows – 27 May (to be considered in June) and 28 October (to be considered in November).
UK-German Connection gives funding to UK schools that have a partnership with a German school. Funding streams usually centre on work-focused programmes, project-based programmes and visits. Applications have recently reopened, with funding ranging from up to £1,000 (partnership visit fund), up to £2,500 (instant impact fund), up to £10,000 (flexible funding scheme) and up to £1,000 (school partnership bursaries). The school partnership bursaries fund is currently closed. The next deadline for the flexible funding scheme is 31 May. Your school can apply for the other funds throughout the year.