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Get Insights into the Grant Writing Process Through Success Stories

The grant writing process can often feel like it’s shrouded in mystery. Each application has different requirements and levels of difficulty. Sometimes it can even be difficult to tell from the funder’s website how much funding they’re likely to give you. Take some of the mystery out of grant writing by learning from your peers.

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Successful Grant Application: Voya Unsung Heroes

As part of our series about successful grant applications, this week we feature Gail Morris who applied for the Unsung Heroes Award from the Voya Foundation. Her project is about learning financial literacy skills by using robots and applying coding instruction. Continue Reading

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Successful Grant Application: Energy and STEM Project

In this installment of our series about successful grant applications, we take a look at David Lockett’s application for a grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation. His proposed project is called “Powering the Future of STEM” and it is implemented with the help of Duke Energy. Continue Reading

What Makes a Successful Grant Application? – Intergenerational Garden Project

In a new series showcasing successful grant applications, we look at Heidi Albin, GetEdFunding subscriber and high school teacher at Complete High School Maize in Kansas. Heidi won the Growing Communities: Modeling School and Community Collaborations for Specialty Crops grant from the Kansas Department of Agriculture. Continue Reading

What Makes a Successful Grant Application? – STEM and Arts

We recently published a successful grant application by Jonathan Jones. To provide real-world examples of how to successfully apply for funding for your school, we will share with you additional examples from our GetEdFunding subscribers that successfully obtained funding for their projects. Continue Reading

What Makes a Successful Grant Application?

We have published a number of blogs with tips and information on how to write a successful grant application, covering topics from budgets to narratives and Letters of Inquiry to thank you letters to funders. But what do successful grant applications look like? What makes them stand out? Which projects have captured funders’ attention? Below is an example of a successful grant application. Continue Reading