ILR specification: 2020 to 2021

Source of funding: attribute field


The organisation or source from which funding has been received directly for this learning aim in this teaching year.

Reason Required

To identify the organisation or source from which funds have been received.

Min Occurs
Max Occurs

Collection Requirements

  • Collected for all aims


  • The Source of funding identifies the organisation which has directly funded the learning aim and that passes funds directly to you. No attempt should be made to use this field to indicate sources beyond the one directly providing the funds.

Other sources of funding

  • If the Funding model field is recorded with code 99 'Non-funded', then this field must not contain codes 105 (Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) - Adult), or 107 (Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) - 16-19).

  • Code 108 should be used to record funding for Community Learning provision that is paid through Local Authorities.

  • If the learning aim is financed by an Advanced Learner Loan, this field is not required and must not be returned.

  • If the learner or employer is paying the full cost of the learning aim, this field is not required and must not be returned.