Howard Lake | 14 May 2005 | News 18 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Research / statistics About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. The Department for Education and Skills (DfES) reports that schools in England raise £1.5 billion a year through fundraising from parents, businesses, churches and local clubs.The Department reports that secondary schools in England raised an average of nearly £222,000 each during 2003/04, and primary schools raised an average of £35,000 each.As well as fundraising events, many schools generated income from letting out buildings and other facilities. Advertisement English schools raise £1.5 billion a year, says DfES AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis During the same period central and local government gave £23 billion to schools in England.