You Have to Apply Twice: To the Foundation and to Your Principal

Imagine you have found a perfect grant opportunity for your classroom. You have contacted the foundation and they are interested in your project and encouraging you to apply. The next step is to write your application. It all sounds straightforward, but often there is one more step in between. You don’t just need to apply once to the foundation—you have to apply twice because first you have to convince your principal to support your application. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

With the summer holidays in full swing, teachers searched for grant opportunities to fund STEM programs, academic achievement, and physical education. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of June. Continue Reading

Teaching a Summer Lesson

Are You Still Looking for Summer Funding?

School is out and the holidays have begun, but are you still looking to fund out-of-school projects, camps, or learning activities for your students? We compiled a few opportunities that are still open to applications. Continue Reading

Adding Value to Your Grant Proposal

In a previous blog, we discussed using data to support grant proposals. But data numbers are not the only important factors that add value to a proposal. There are other statistics that can give grant proposals additional weight and impress funders. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

With the school year coming to an end, educators searched most often for funding for student achievement programs, assistance and training, and technology education programs. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of May. Continue Reading

Finding Data for Your Grant Proposal

One of the most important yet difficult features of a grant application is providing the data that supports your proposal, your need, and your goals. Whether the funder asks for demographic data, school population, and information on target audiences, or background data, it is crucial to know where to look for the right numbers. We have compiled a number of resources for data collection that is essential to your proposal: Continue Reading

Empowering People through Literacy

During her lifetime, former first lady Barbara Bush dedicated her efforts to increasing literacy in adults, children, and youth. In her own words, she believed that, “the American Dream is about equal opportunity for everyone who works hard. If we don’t give everyone the ability to simply read and write, then we aren’t giving everyone an equal chance to succeed.Her goal was to empower families through literacy. Continue Reading

Teachers Spend their Own Money on Classroom Supplies

The National Center for Education Statistics recently published a study: according to this study, over 90 percent of public school teachers use their own money to supplement their classrooms, from supplies such as pencils, paper, and books to devices such as tables and computers. We took a closer look at the study to see what public school classrooms look like in the US. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Educators searched for funding opportunities for STEM, students with disabilities, project-based learning, and cultural understanding. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of April. Continue Reading


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