Browse Month: August 2016

Teacher working with a grant writer

Tips for Working Successfully with a Grant Writer

So you’ve gone through the process of hiring a grant writer for your organization. Your next challenge is to find ways to make the most of your grant writers time and experience, while not burning a hole in your budget. Here are a few tips for making the most of your grant writer’s time and talents: Continue Reading

Students Going Back to School

5 Grants to Kick-start Your School Year

It’s back to school season and students aren’t the only ones buying school supplies! Teachers and administrators are also doing quite a bit of their own shopping to make sure they’re prepared to help students succeed. Back to school shopping can really add up. Check out these funding opportunities to help off set costs: Continue Reading

Hiring a Grant Writer

What to Look for in Grant Writer

Many organizations don’t have the time or resources to write their own grant proposals, especially if they are seeking larger grants that often require a more involved, detailed writing process. Hiring a grant writer is a great solution for these organizations. The expertise of a good grant writer increases the chances of receiving funding and boosts the overall quality of the proposal. But what makes a good grant writer and how will you know when you’ve found one? Here’s what to look for in a grant writer: Continue Reading

Online Grant Application

9 Tips for Submitting Online Applications

Increasingly, funders are making the choice to only accept online applications. This may make it easier on foundations to receive and review proposals, but it provides a unique set of challenges for grant writers. Here are some tips to help you avoid the most common online application mistakes: Continue Reading

Top 5 July Funding Opportunities

Contrary to popular belief, educators hardly get the whole summer off. They’re hard at work wrapping up the previous school year and preparing for the next. Many educators took the time to start searching for funding for the coming school year. Here are the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of July.

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