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.
9 November 2023
Members voted in favour of a new name for the British and Foreign School Society at a Special General Meeting.
The Privy Council is to consider formal request to change.
20 October 2023
We have been impressed with the creative and impactful projects put forward to our Displacement Education Fund and propose to continue to support these young people.
28 September 2023
Visit by descendants of Joseph Lancaster brought reminders of how the innovative Lancasterian system was brought to the Americas and spread around the world
22 September 2023
We are looking for a new Treasurer who cares deeply about the right of children and young people to be able to access high-quality education as a driver for equality of opportunity, personal development and well-being.
19 September 2023
Members are invited to vote on a special resolution to change our name to Educational Opportunity Foundation.
18 September 2023
A charity founder shares how he built support for fellow refugees inspired by the experience of his own perilous journey from Afghanistan to the UK
31 August 2023
Trustees decided last year to review the BFSS name, in order to better communicate our inclusive and life changing work, which strives to maximise education for all with a determined focus on finding and funding inclusive projects.
22 June 2023
BFSS Archives helps fill gaps in research for US PhD candidate exploring education for Afro-Jamaicans
18 May 2023
Outgoing President sees no relief from issues forcing people from their homes
12 May 2023
We are delighted to introduce our President, Estelle Morris and our Chair, Jane Creasy, who bring a wealth of experience to their new roles at BFSS. We also welcome five elected Trustees