Browse Month: August 2017

Students going back to school

Grants to Bring in the New School Year Right

It’s that time of year again! Back-to-school season is the time to put your plans for the school year into action. To help you fund your back-to-school wish list, we’ve collected funding opportunities for every subject area. Continue Reading

Submitting a US Department of Education Competitive Grant Application

Trial By Jury: Submitting a US Department of Education Competitive Grant Application

Each year, the United States Department of Education (USDOE) awards multiyear, multimillion-dollar competitive grants.* Their purpose is to support implementation of the department’s targeted educational priorities. Has your school district decided to apply for one of these?

If it has, your team will devote hundreds of hours putting together a proposal. When your application is submitted, it will literally go on trial by jury. Your proposal will be judged by a jury of peer-reviewers who will scrutinize and grade your application—and like all juries, they will look at the evidence. Continue Reading

Annoyed grant reviewer

10 Things That Annoy Funders (And How to Avoid Them)

The grant application process can be long and tedious for both the applicant and the funder. Just as applicants face indistinct guidelines, requests for seemingly endless numbers of signatures and copies of paperwork, and unreasonable character counts, funders face their own unique set of challenges and annoyances. Here are 10 things that annoy funders and how you can avoid them. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

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


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