4 Most Common Reasons Your Application is Rejected

Having a carefully crafted and passionately presented grant proposal rejected is never a cheerful experience. But don’t fret too much; you are not alone. In general, only approximately one in 10 grant proposals are accepted.

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Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, educators searched GetEdFunding for classroom supplies, art education funding, information technology (IT) equipment, and grants for literacy programs. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of May. Continue Reading

Capital Grants for Education

Capital grants are among the most difficult to apply for, but they can be important funding opportunities for schools and districts to improve services. Capital grants are one-time grants that are intended for large projects such as construction, land purchases, or refurbishment. They can also be used for large equipment purchases or vehicles and transportation. Continue Reading

A Data Update

We previously published a blog about where to find necessary data to support a grant proposal. We have also discussed the importance of collecting clear and precise data to give a proposal more weight and validity. Continue Reading

Are you Grant Ready?

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” — Benjamin Franklin

When it comes time to prepare a grant application—whether you are an experienced grant seeker or a newbie—the one thing you will need is documentation. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, educators searched for professional development grants; programs for underserved students; technology equipment; and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of April. Continue Reading

Describing the Methodology in Your Grant Proposal

After reviewing the goals, objectives, and outcomes in a grant proposal last week, this week we take a more detailed look at the methods section. This is where you describe what you intend to do to realize your stated goals and reach anticipated outcomes. Continue Reading

Back to Basics: Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes

To write a compelling and successful grant proposal, there are three core areas to focus on: goals, objectives, and anticipated outcomes. While these three parts should be described sequentially, they should also be considered a unit. Continue Reading


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