Browse Month: May 2018

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

What Annoys Grant Applicants Most about Foundations Part III

To establish a prosperous relationship with a funder, communication is an important factor. You want to make sure the funder receives all of the information they require from you after you received your grant and during the application process. But you also want your funder to be a good communicator and be concise about what they expect from you. Continue Reading

What Annoys Grant Applicants Most about Foundations Part II

Writing grant applications requires time and effort, which a lot of educators do not have enough of. Many schools cannot afford to have a person or a whole department dedicated to writing applications. For time-strapped educators trying to find funding for school and classroom projects, it can be even more frustrating when funders require extensive documentation in the application. Continue Reading


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