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.

 

 

Mathematics Travel Grants

Sponsored by Association for Women in Mathematics

The Association for Women in Mathematics aims to enable women in mathematics to attend conferences in their fields to provide them with a valuable opportunity to advance research activities and visibility in the research community. The Mathematics Travel Grants provide full or partial support for travel and subsistence for a meeting or conference in the applicant’s field of specialization.

Deadline: Applications are due October 1, 2019.

 

Educators for Equity Grants

Sponsored by NWEA

NWEA offers Educators for Equity Grants that strive to foster academic growth among underserved students, including those that are economically disadvantaged and English language learners. Proposed programs should be equity-focused, evidence-based, culturally relevant to students served, and explicitly designed to improve academic opportunities and outcomes.

Deadline: Applications are due June 30, 2019.

 

Computers for Learning Program

Sponsored by US General Services Administration

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The Computers for Learning (CFL) program evolved as a guide for implementing Executive Order 12999, Educational Technology: Ensuring Opportunity for all Children in the Next Century. The executive order encourages agencies, to the extent permitted by law, to transfer excess computers and related peripheral equipment directly to schools and some educational nonprofit organizations. The CFL program specifically matches the computer needs of schools and educational nonprofit organizations with excess equipment in federal agencies. The CFL program’s ambitious goal is to make modern computer technology an integral part of every classroom so that every child has the opportunity to be educated to his or her full potential.

Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.

 

Education Grants

Sponsored by Verizon Foundation

The Verizon Foundation supports kindergarten through grade 12 education in STEM and domestic violence education and prevention for youth, women, and older adults. In STEM education, funding supports activities such as summer or after-school programs, teacher training, and research on improving learning in STEM areas through use of technology.

Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.

 

Education Grants

Sponsored by Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation

 

The mission of Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation is to invest in the future of journalism by building the ethics, skills, and opportunities needed to advance principled, probing news and information now and for the future. The foundation makes grants to journalism schools and other nonprofit organizations focused on the news media.

Deadline: Letters of Inquiry are due May 15 and November 15, annually.

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

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, teachers searched GetEdFunding for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) project funding, literacy programming, after-school computer programs, and technology and tools for science and mathematics. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of March. Continue Reading

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The 5 Most Common Types of Grants

nce you decide to search for funding options, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. Not only is there a breadth of information to decipher surrounding specific foundations and terminology, but there is also numerous types of funding to consider. Most grants fall into one of five categories. Keep reading to find out which grant category would be most beneficial for you. Continue Reading

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Grants—Money or Goods?

Most people associate grants with monetary awards. However, there are other grant opportunities that award services and goods, such as computers, books, musical instruments, or software. Once you decide on your grant project, ask yourself whether it might be a good option to search for funding opportunities that award a service or product you need as opposed to a cash award. You may have greater chances of finding funding success if you do not limit your applications to funders who only offer money. Continue Reading

Online Grant Application

Easy Steps to Submitting Online Applications

Online applications appear to be an easy option to submit a grant proposal. Online platforms make it easier for foundations to receive and review proposals, but they provide unique challenges for grant writers. Here are some tips to help you avoid the most common online application mistakes. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, teachers searched GetEdFunding for academic achievement and life skills programs, STEM initiatives and competitions, literacy programming, as well as funding for students with special needs. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of February. Continue Reading


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