IDPE provides guidance for all schools, to support the advancement of schools’ fundraising and engagement. 
IDPE members receive access to our online resources’ area with further expert guidance, checklists, case studies, presentations and
webinar / podcast recordings. 
Guides and checklists
Our ‘how to’ guides show schools where to start, whilst our handy checklists featuring ‘good’, ‘better’ and ‘best’ help your school identify opportunities to grow fundraising and engagement.

Why not download the IDPE and Blackbaud Social Fundraising for Schools guide, to support your school develop its fundraising online?
Case studies
Our case studies provide examples of what really works in practice.

Find out how IDPE 2019 Schools' Fundraising Campaign of the Year winners Bolton School, achieved bursary fundraising success with their 100 Campaign.
Hear from thought-leaders from across the education and charitable sectors on the latest trends, and practical advice on how to improve your school’s fundraising and engagement performance.

Hear regular giving expert, John Rux Burton discuss the last 20 years of schools’ development with IDPE's CEO Jo Beckett.
Listen to Ian MacQuillin discuss the importance of ethical theory and of being prepared when approaching ethical fundraising issues.

Legislation and regulation
We provide detailed guidance and support on legislation and regulation, in particular around compliance with data protection legislation and the Code of Fundraising Practice.

Read our recent series of articles on the ‘Code of Fundraising Practice – is it relevant to schools?’ The ISBA and IDPE GDPR Guide is only accessible to members in the online resources area.
Bespoke articles sharing expertise from our most experienced development directors and corporate partners.

Read our latest thought-piece from ToucanTech on streamlining your fundraising data to make an impact, or find out more from our sharing expertise webpage.
Download presentations by inspirational speakers from our annual conference now. Conference presentations are only accessible to members in the online resources area.

Transforming young lives: Fundraising for bursaries​​​​​​​

The ISC, in partnership with IDPE, Graham-Pelton and ISBA, is pleased to announce the publication of Transforming young lives: Fundraising for bursaries, by John Claughton, former chief master of King Edward's School, Birmingham.

You can read a digital copy of the book online. Alternatively, a downloadable PDF is available here. Please contact the IDPE office to order a hard copy (£4.95 P&P).