Grants 4 Schools
Funding for School Breakfast Clubs (UK)
Schools in deprived areas across the UK are invited to apply for funding to start or improve their breakfast clubs. For a school in England to be eligible, at least 35% of pupils should be recorded as eligible for Pupil Premium. A Primary School in Scotland qualifies for support when at least 55% of pupils are in SIMD Deciles 1 to 4 and/or at least 35% are eligible for FSM. A Secondary School in Scotland qualifies for support when at least 40% of pupils are in SIMD Deciles 1 to 4. The funding is being made available through the Magic Breakfast, a charity that aims to end hunger as a barrier to education in UK schools. Magic Breakfast are planning to expand to Northern Ireland and Wales soon so welcome applications from all UK schools. Schools are required to submit an expression of interest in the first instance and, as funds are limited, early application is recommended.
Funding to Create Opportunities for Young People to Engage with Arts
Grants of up to £5,000 are available to state schools and arts organisations to create opportunities for young people to engage with Arts that have been curtailed by restrictions due to Covid-19, particularly those from backgrounds that typically do not engage in Arts activities. Through their Cultural Capital Fund, the John Lyon’s Charity will support high quality face-to-face arts activities which can run across Early Years, primary, secondary or special settings in Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Kensington & Chelsea and the Cities of London and Westminster. Activities could include trips to the theatre, visits to art galleries or museums, and workshops delivered by museums, galleries, theatres etc. Arts organisations that have previously received funding and schools can apply at any time up until at least eight weeks before their planned activity. Applications can be submitted at any time.