How we are funded
We receive core funding from the UK higher education and further education funding bodies.
The majority of our funding comes from the UK HE and FE funding bodies, with additional support coming via membership subscriptions from higher education institutions (UK-wide) and further education institutions (in England only). HESA data is funded by subscriptions from the higher education providers from whom data is collected.
Our core funders
Office for Students
UK Research and Innovation/Research England
Department for Education
Scottish Funding Council
Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW)
Department for the Economy
Our core funders collectively nominate one person to the board. A single observer representing all the funders can attend board meetings. Each core funder also sits on the funders and owners group which provides advice to our trustees and leadership team.
Higher education institutions
HE institutions contribute to the cost of Jisc by paying a membership subscription – see how this contribution is calculated 1.
Further education institutions (in England only)
General FE institutions and sixth form colleges contribute to the cost of Jisc by paying a membership subscription – read more about these contributions 2.
Find out more about Jisc membership and what's included.
- 1 This is separate from the Jisc Collections banding model - used to calculate the cost of products outside of the core services
- 2 This does not include items covered by the Jisc Collections banding model - used to calculate the cost of products outside of the core services