Browse Month: June 2016

Social Media

Educational Grant Makers You Should Follow on Social Media

Grant makers use social media to share news about their current grantees and projects, as well as interesting articles, infographics, and advice. This gives a sense of the foundation’s distinct personality, where their passions lie, and what their preferences are. It can also alert you to future funding opportunities. Here are some great grant makers to follow.

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Students running out of school for summer

Funding Guide for Summer Learning Programs

While summer is a time for relaxation and fun, that doesn’t mean it has to be a time of learning loss. A strong body of research confirms that students lose months of the skills they learned during the school year over the summer break. With budgets getting tighter, schools and educators have turned to federal, state, and local funding sources to finance important summer learning programs. Continue Reading

Teacher with students and tablet

Awards to Celebrate Excellent Educators

As the school year comes to a close, we begin to think back on all this year has brought. In reflecting on your work, it is important to acknowledge your growth and accomplishments. You’ve put in the hard work, and now it’s time to reap the rewards. Here are a few exciting educator awards to celebrate your continued dedication to education:

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Rejected rant proposals

What to Do After Your Proposal Is Rejected

Rejection can be hard to take, especially when you’ve poured so much time and effort into a great proposal. You may not know how to proceed after putting your best efforts into a proposal that doesn’t make the cut. A rejected proposal is not the end of your funding search. It’s merely a bump in the road. Here are some tips on what to do after your proposal is rejected.

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Top 5 May Funding Opportunities

The school year is winding down, but GetEdFunding grant seekers are just starting up their summer funding searches. Now is the time to reflect on the school year and decide what worked, what could’ve gone better, and what you’d really like to do next year. GetEdFunding has thousands of funding opportunities to support your next big idea. Here are the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of May.

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