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What Annoys Grant Applicants Most about Foundations Part I

Applying for grants is an important strategy for teachers and educators in cash-strapped schools and underfunded classrooms. However, funders have ramped up requirements for grant applications. At times, it seems almost impossible to compile all of the information in the right way and according to funders’ wishes. Continue Reading

Formula for a Perfect Grant Application Part II

In Part I of this two-part article, I reviewed the first two elements in the formula for creating the perfect grant application: A Proven Need + An Innovative Idea. In Part II, I’ll review the last two elements: A Written Plan + A Superhero Funder. All together, these elements create a Measurable Change for the Better! Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Teachers searched for agricultural education, leadership and STEM initiatives, and library resources. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of March. Continue Reading

Formula for a Perfect Grant Application Part I

If you don’t know a lot about grant writing, you’re in good company. Over the course of my years as a grant writer, many of the educators I’ve worked with have admitted they don’t know what makes a “good” proposal and what constitutes a “bad” one. I use the following formula for laying the groundwork for a fundable grant proposal. Continue Reading

The Statement of Need

When you create a grant application for a project, it is important to be concise and detailed about why you need the money. This part of your application is generally known as the Statement of Needs. It is helpful to use the following steps when crafting your Statement of Need. Continue Reading

5 Reasons Why Your Grant Application Is Rejected

You spent hours drafting a needs statement, calculating a meticulous budget, and following the appropriate timelines. Unfortunately, sometimes that is still not enough to receive funding and all that you are left with is the dreaded rejection letter. Continue Reading

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Social Media Can Help You With Your Grant-Writing

Social Media can be a useful tool for teachers and educators looking for advice, opinions, and resources. It can also be a great help in identifying funding opportunities and provide guidance for applications, proposals, and how to approach potential funders. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the past month, educators looked at funding opportunities for STEM and robotics education, youth-led service programs, and classroom equipment for teachers. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of February. Continue Reading

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Grant Writing Webinars: Tips, Tricks, and Resources

GetEdFunding offers a vast array of resources for teachers and educators interested in grant writing and applying for grants. Discover GetEdFunding also provides the Grant Writing For Beginners Series. Over many years, GetEdFunding has also hosted a number of webinars presented by grant writing experts offering insights into developing a proposal, creating a budget, and writing an award-winning application for funding.

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Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the first month of 2018, teachers searched for professional development opportunities, K–12 education and literacy initiatives, and programs to increase students’ interest in STEM. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of January. Continue Reading


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