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By Paul Morris

A realistic advisor to fund-raising for faculties. investment for colleges from the commonplace resources has develop into tougher and colleges are having to elevate cash via schemes concerning group and advertisement help. This advisor explains every thing that colleges want to know approximately investment, including;*researching cash available*commercial funding*government funding*European investment initiatives*business sponsorships*how to go into neighborhood partnerships*writing a bid*making and conserving contacts*paperwork*legalities*staffing the investment team*target-setting and monitoring*the governing body's function.

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Fully trained NatWest staff work with teachers to help plan and deliver the programme. Support materials are professionally printed and provided free of charge. Since the programme was launched in 1994, over 130,000 young people have benefited. Independent research from 42 Finding fund-raising companions NFER shows that the programme is having a positive impact on young people’s financial literacy skills. The impact of the Face 2 Face programme can be expressed thus: • 50 per cent of secondary schools have been actively • involved in almost 8,000 activities; Face 2 Face has increased students’ understanding of relevant concepts and helped develop students’ key skills in planning, problem-solving and communication; • staff involved with Face 2 Face show significant improvement on their competencies, raised morale and improved work-related skills.

Obviously, the aims of your strategy will be defined by your fundraising focus. For example, if your focus is connected with a particular curricular area, then your strategy should involve contacting organisations who have a known interest in that subject. You should also build on the strengths that you have already identified in this particular subject area. However, if the focus has a broad appeal or a whole school aspect, you may need to clearly define your strategy in order to progress from this somewhat nebulous position.

Sometimes those defining the strategy may have been vociferously lobbying for the resources that your fund-raising will provide. Make sure their vocal commitment is matched by their active support. Who audits your strategy? To a degree, the personnel who define the strategy need not be responsible for its delivery, but they should remain responsible for monitoring its progress and ensuring that targets are met and milestones reached. What is your fund-raising destination? 25 It may often be prudent to appoint one person in your school to have the responsibility of overseeing all fund-raising initiatives.

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