Raising funds is an important part of life for many groups.

To help, BAND can provide practical advice and support to childcare providers on how to access various sources of funding.

To aid your search for funds, we have  also compiled our large & detailed Funders index with lots of useful & current  information.

As well as  helping you find sources of funding, we have produced funding guidance sheets offering tips and guidance on developing and implementing fundraising strategies.


PLAYGROUND PROJECT FUNDERS Successful playground projects need inventive funding solutions. Some of the very best projects draw on several sources of funding. This list is not exhaustive, but will hopefully point you…

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Funders Index

This is BAND’s list of organisations that award grants and funds in the UK. It contains information on potential donors large & small.This is a resource for anyone to use & all…

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Inclusive Aerial Workshops 2022

Inclusive Aerial Workshops 2022…   BAND were excited to be back partnering with Nix Barnaville at Engage Circus this Summer, to provide Inclusive Trapeze Workshops for settings supporting children with SEND. We…

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Funding Your Way – fundraising guide

Sufficient funding is the foundation for good quality, sustainable childcare. Making the effort to think consistently and creatively about fundraising opportunities is what can put your club on the road to long term success.

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Funders index: Sports

This page is a list of organisations who will consider funding sports based activities. You can also see our fact-sheets on how to develop and implement fundraising strategies. Funders index: Sports Active Women…

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Funders Index: IT Funders

This part of our directory of funding organisations contains information about groups that can offer assistance with IT funding. Don’t forget to have a look at our free fundraising guide “Funding Your…

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Support BAND’s work

Support BAND’s work £10 could pay for new books or toys for BAND’s Free Loaning Resource Library £20 could purchase  sensory equipment for disabled children £100 could help pay for our free…

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