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Just like every other aspect of school operations, school finances are being deeply affected by the coronavirus crisis. Learn how to help your school generate income and find some potential solutions for raising much-needed funds.

School recovery: your role right now Many schools were already stretched to their financial limits before coronavirus, so they turned to various forms of fundraising in order to patch up holes in the budget. But many of the traditional sources for schools to generate income have dried up due to social distancing measures and fears of infection: Schools can no longer hire out their facilities  Summer fairs and fetes are cancelled  Bake sales and boot sales are cancelled  While the government has committed £1 billion in catch-up funding for schools, we still don't have details about how the funding will be allocated. So it might feel too soon to think about income-generation whilst schools are still taking their first steps on the road to normalcy, but it's worth exploring the subject now. In fact, there are some fundraising activities in which your board can be actively involved. Though normally an operational matter, the reality is that school leaders have

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