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We’ve pulled together a range of resources and tips to help schools develop their fundraising skills, find out where the grants are and how to win them, and build their own relationships with donors. Choose a heading to read more information.

If you would like to suggest other resources that would be useful, please contact us.

These resources provide guidance for principals and teachers in designing evidence-based strategic projects that have the greatest impact on the educational outcomes of students.

Through its Smart Giving initiative, Schools Plus raises funds for school projects that improve student outcomes by matching them with donors.  Find out about how your school could benefit.

We know from research that one of the major barriers to more philanthropic support for schools is the complex tax requirements in setting up a Building or Library fund. Here are some links that will help navigate this tricky area.

One of the first steps in fundraising and building relationships with supporters is identifying where the support might come from, and then making that crucial first approach. Take some advice from these resources.

It takes time to craft the most eye-catching application for funding. Here are some tips about how to make yours stand out from the crowd.

That’s great news! Securing funding can be hard work – but it usually doesn’t end there. Most organisations expect some form of progress report or acquittal to ensure their money is well spent. This tool from the LLEAP project can help.

Success Stories

Read about the difference we’re making together to the lives of students in need around Australia. Our donors have already supported projects in nearly 100 schools.

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