Author: Anne Zimmermann

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Including Students in Your Grant Writing

Cash-strapped teachers know that grants can bring much needed monies into the classroom to enhance learning experiences and engage students. But teachers often lack the time to prepare and write grant applications. Incorporating the grant application process into your classroom is a viable solution.

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Scam Alert

How to Spot a Scam Grant

Editor’s Note: This blog was originally posted in October 2017. We are reposting it in light of recent grant scams. For example, the Joyce Foundation was recently the victim of a scam that involved Facebook accounts falsely claiming to be affiliated with the Joyce Foundation. The accounts were contacting individuals through Facebook Messenger and offering to provide them with cash grants from the foundation. Government grants have also been used as a front for fraudulent activity. Grants.gov has great information on avoiding government grant scams.

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The Importance of Community Partnerships

Community partnerships can be great opportunities for schools to not only connect students, parents, nonprofit organizations, and educators to increase funding chances, but also a measure to create advocacy for education and work towards achieving a common goal.

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Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of STEM education, vocational training, and field trips, as well as technology equipment. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of August.

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The Soft Underbelly of Nonprofit Collaboration Pt. 2

Last week, we looked at the first part of Valerie F. Leonard’s blog “The Soft Underbelly of Nonprofit Collaboration.” This week, we continue with part 2. Her blog focuses on the opportunities and pitfalls of collaboration between agencies and organizations.

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Grant Writing: 3 Tips for Discussing Impact in Federal Grant Applications

Applying for federal funding is intricate and must be done with the utmost care. This blog offers three tips for grant writers to highlight the impact of their projects. The following case uses the example of a federal grant to support a wildlife restoration project.

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Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, teachers searched GetEdFunding for opportunities to support science programs, career and college readiness, early childhood education, and professional development. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of July.

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