Local Grants & Support
|4 schools - museums & attractions||Provide online sessions give school groups of all ages the opportunity to explore Durham University’s museums, attractions and collections.|
|County Durham Community Foundation||Provides a range of grants for voluntary and community groups, registered charities, community interest companies, and organisations with charitable aims.|
|County Durham Sport||Funding provided for Durham (Derwentside, Chester Le Street, Durham, Easington, Sedgefield, Teesdale and Wear Valley).|
|Durham County Council|
|Durham Learning Resources||Offers schools the loan of a wide range of quality resources to support an enriched curriculum and inspire creative teaching and learning.|
|Durham Music Trust||Supports young people in with their musical endeavours and to create exciting musical events to give our young people the chance to display their musical talents to our wider community.|
|Durham University Talks & Masterclasses||The University offer a range of free school talks for GCSE and A level students.|
|Ednorth||Ednorth is a programme that aims to inspire change in all classrooms across the North East by promoting an educational culture led by informed debate, research, collaboration, and excellence.|
|Parent Reaching Out Grants||A grants program to provide funding with a focus on the identification and removal of barriers that may prevent parents and families from participating and engaging fully in their children’s learning.|
|School shoes and a winter coat grant||The School Benevolent Fund is an independent registered charity which offers a grant towards shoes and coats for school pupils.|
|Schools North East||
A regional network of schools, led by Head Teachers. Together they focus on shaping the future of education in the North East.
|SHINE Trust - School Grants||SHINE offers support to projects that can make a real difference to the attainment of children from disadvantaged backgrounds in the North of England.|
|The Durham & Chester-le-Street School Sport Partnership Fund||A partnership of schools hosted by Durham Sixth Form Centre that develops sport and physical activity for young people and their families in the Durham City and Chester-le-Street areas.|
Funding provided for the Tees Valley (Hartlepool, Stockton, Darlington, Middlesbrough and Redcar).
|Shop at WHSmith between 1 June and 30 September 2021 and your school will receive 10% of all eligible purchases* in the form of digital vouchers. To take part, sign up by 30 July 2021. (*Books and stationery items.)|
National retailers' local branches
National retailers can also assist local schools. Please reach out to your local branches for the following retailers:
|The National Lottery Community Fund||
The National Lottery Community Fund distributes over £600m a year to communities across the UK.
Review successful grant awards from your local area(s), below:
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