Our members and the charities we fund maximise education for all through innovative projects.
All our work is driven by our vision of educational opportunity for all.
How BFSS pioneered inclusive teaching, and then teacher training to benefit children around the world.
Meet our President, Vice-President, Trustees and Staff
Role and benefits of being a Member
Supports UK and International projects.
Restricted funds which accept specific applications.
Reporting requirements, further funding, and more.
How BFSS works with other funders to maximise impact.
Case studies of the projects we fund.
Find out about the difference we make
Role and benefits of becoming a Member.
Most important collection on 19th-century elementary education and and teacher training.
We award more than £1,000,000 in new grants every year through our Main Fund and Subsidiary Trusts.
Grants: find out more and apply
Our collective expertise helps maximise educational opportunity for all
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28 September 2023
BFSS Board of Trustees meeting
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BFSS was inspired by the educational reforms of Quaker Joseph Lancaster
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Awarded in new grants 2022
Applicant success rate at Stage 2 in 2022
Children and young people who have access to improved education 2022
Displaced young people supported in 2022