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Finance for Education

The education sector often uses asset finance as a means of acquiring the necessary equipment, facilities, and resources needed to provide high-quality education services.

Asset finance means you do not have to pay the full upfront cost. Instead, you can spread the cost over time through regular payments, making it more affordable and manageable.

Investing in your school shouldn't leave your budget completely depleted; make use of the finance options available and level up your school today.

Spread the cost of:

Facilities
Furniture and equipment
Technology
Transportation
Energy-efficient upgrades

Playground and recreational equipment

Assets schools can finance with Bluestone

At Bluestone, our expertise and wide funding panel allow us to offer finance solutions for assets across the board. Here are some of the assets your school could finance.

  • Facilities (classrooms, auditoriums, sports fields)
  • Furniture and equipment (desks, chairs, laboratory equipment)
  • Technology (computers, software, networking equipment)
  • Transportation (school buses)
  • Energy-efficient upgrades (solar panels, HVAC systems)
  • Playground and recreational equipment
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Benefits of Asset Finance

Asset finance opens up the landscape of opportunity for schools to be able to carry out their growth plans and facility the resources their students need for success.

Here are some of the ways schools and other educational institutions benefit from asset finance.

  • Cost-effectiveness: Asset finance can help schools access the latest equipment, technology, and facilities, without having to bear the high upfront cost of purchase. This enables them to preserve their cash reserves for other essential expenses.
  • Flexibility: Asset finance can be tailored to meet the specific needs and budgets of each school. This allows for a flexible approach to financing that can be adjusted as circumstances change over time.
  • Improved cash flow: By spreading the cost of acquiring assets over time, schools can improve their cash flow, as they will not have to bear a large upfront cost. This can also help reduce the impact of fluctuations in their budgets.
  • Up-to-date equipment and facilities: Asset finance enables schools to regularly upgrade their equipment and facilities to provide the latest and most effective teaching resources to their students.

Finance with Bluestone

How we can support your development

At Bluestone, we understand that financing your school projects can be a challenging task, especially with limited budgets and tight timelines. That's why we're here to support you every step of the way.

Our team has over 25 years of experience helping schools and educational institutions secure the funding they need to improve their facilities, upgrade their equipment, and implement new programs. We'll work closely with you to understand your specific financing requirements and provide you with a range of financing options tailored to your school's unique needs.

Our network of lenders can offer you competitive rates, flexible terms, and fast approval times, so you can get the funding you need quickly and efficiently.

While many other finance brokers work on behalf of third party investors (trying to deploy a particular investor’s funds), we are completely independent. This means you will benefit from impartial guidance and bespoke finance solutions.

Plus, we'll guide you through the entire financing process, providing you with the necessary information to make an informed decision.

With Bluestone as your education finance partner, you can trust that we'll support you throughout the entire process, from application to approval and beyond.

Finance for the education sector

How Bluestone can help your school get the financing it needs!

Finance For Schools

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the eligibility requirements for asset finance for schools, and what information do we need to provide to be considered for financing?

To be eligible for asset finance for schools, you typically need to provide information about your school's financial history, including revenue, expenses, and debt. We may also require a personal guarantee from key members of your school's management team.

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What are the typical repayment terms and interest rates for asset finance for schools, and how does this compare to other financing options?

The repayment terms and interest rates for asset finance for schools vary depending on the specific financing product and the assets being financed. In general, repayment terms can range from a few months to several years, and interest rates will be determined based on your school's credit history and the specific financing product.

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Are there any tax benefits or other incentives for schools that use asset finance, and if so, how can we take advantage of them?

There may be tax benefits or other incentives for schools that use asset finance, depending on the specific financing product and your school's location. For example, in some cases, you may be able to claim tax deductions for the interest paid on the loan. We would be happy to discuss these options with you and help you determine if they are applicable to your school.

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Can you work with us to tailor a financing solution to meet the specific needs of our school, and if so, what is involved in this process?

Absolutely! Our goal is to help you find the financing solution that best meets the needs of your school. We will work with you to understand your specific requirements and develop a tailored financing solution that fits your needs. This may involve considering a variety of financing products and providers, and we will provide you with guidance and support throughout the process.

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We know finance can be complex and often it's easier to talk things through. Drop us a message or give us a call 0330 135 8660 and we'll get back to you ASAP.

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