Grant Writer

Tell Us About Your Grant Writing Experiences

You’re out on the frontlines—sifting through hundreds of funding opportunities, applying for grants, and talking to funders—that’s why we want to hear from you. You’re the experts in educational funding, so take a moment to fill out our quiz. We may even analyze the results in a future blog. Continue Reading

STEM Education

5 Funding Opportunities for STEM Education

Bring high-quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning opportunities to your classroom. Check out these funding opportunities for STEM education. Continue Reading

Avoiding pitfalls

10 Pitfalls to Avoid in Successful Educational Grant Writing

The advantages of grants are numerous. Wonderful programs, projects, and products may be initiated and thrive because of successful grant writing and management. Grants can provide huge monetary rewards with just a single proposal, and some rewards can be worth millions of dollars. Grants can be prestigious and give your organization immediate credibility and exposure to the public.

However, since money is tight, grant writing is a very competitive sport. The quality of your proposal is of the utmost importance. If you do not have time to submit your best work, wait until the next competition to ensure the quality of the proposal. What follows are some common pitfalls that you should avoid in writing your grant. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

This summer, educators discovered grants for educational technology; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education; classroom libraries; and more. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of June. Continue Reading

Teachers and grant writing

Teachers and Grant Writing—What’s the Connection?

I had heard that The Research Institute’s (TRI) Christina Reagle was scheduled to present a Grant Writing 101 workshop to a room full of Western Oregon University (WOU) students. Nothing unusual about that. But these students are about to graduate from the WOU College of Education and begin their first teaching jobs. Why would these new teachers need to develop grant-writing skills, I wondered? So, I went along to find out. Continue Reading

Summer Grant Writing

How to Use Your Summer to Prep for Grant Writing

Summer is a time to hit the reset button and reevaluate your goals before diving into the coming school year. Here’s how to prepare for writing some impressive grant proposals this fall. Continue Reading

Community partnership with school

How Schools Can Benefit from Community Partnerships

Schools experience many benefits by working with community organizations to accomplish projects and programs that support students. Here are ways community partnerships benefit both schools and communities. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

As the school year wrapped up, educators discovered grants for educational technology, health and wellness, music performances, and more. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of May. Continue Reading

Writing a budget

Grant Writing for Beginners: How to Build a Budget

This blog is part of our new series, Grant Writing for Beginners. The series addresses all stages of preparing a grant proposal, from writing a Letter of Inquiry to submitting a complete proposal. This post continues the series by outlining the budgeting process. Continue Reading

Tools to make grant writing easier

There’s an App for That: Tools to Make Grant Writing Easier

Writing a proposal can be a long process that takes a lot of planning and coordination. Fortunately, there are plenty of apps and software to help you succeed at any task. Here are just a few tools that can make grant writing easier. Continue Reading


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