Browse Month: July 2019

School Garden Grants

With school about to start again, now is the time to get started if you are interested in building a school garden. There are a number of foundations offering funding to build educational gardens on school grounds. We have compiled a list of opportunities:

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How Not To Annoy Your Funder

Grant applications are a time-consuming process for applicants, but they can be equally time consuming for funders. Just as applicants may be overwhelmed by instructions, guidelines, requests, Letters of Intent, and multiple copies of paperwork, the person reviewing applications is confronted with the same workload. We complied some items that rank high on funders’ lists of frustrations.

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Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

As the summer continues on, educators are looking for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) funding, life-skills training, and journalism and media programs. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of June.

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Who and How—The Best Letter of Support

Many grant makers ask potential grantees to submit Letters of Support as part of the application process. An effective Letter of Support can make an application stand out from the rest. This means that organizations must carefully choose the right person to author a support letter and understand the basic mechanics of producing a successful letter.

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Grant Writing: Four of the Most Common Obstacles

While each grant proposal is different and unique, the challenges and problems are the same for many grant writers, whether they are professional or novice writers. In this blog, we review a few of the most common obstacles that grant writers encounter.

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