GetEdFunding for Beginners

If you’ve discovered GetEdFunding.com and registered for an account, you are now ready to get started with grant writing. But how and where do you begin? Here is a helpful guide on how to use the GetEdFunding database to make the most of the available resources. Continue Reading

Top Tips for Writing Your First Grant

Writing a grant for the first time can be a daunting process. The most important thing to remember is that grant writing is a skill that will take time and effort to cultivate. Once you hone your skills, the rewards of finding the right funding to execute your vision will be well worth it.

This is the first blog in our new series, Grant Writing for Beginners. The series will cover all the stages of preparing a grant proposal from writing a Letter of Inquiry to submitting a proposal. To start off the series, here are some general tips for beginners to keep in mind:

 

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Optimize Your GetEdFunding Grant Search

GetEdFunding has updated its Custom Search to help you find the funding for your needs. Read our tips to make the most of our custom search feature: Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, teachers searched GetEdFunding for STEM opportunities, early childhood education grants, and funding for after-school and out-of-school programs. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of July. 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

Are you Ready to Develop Your Potential?

Many educators, principals, and decision makers view professional development and learning as a way to increase the skills needed to prepare students for the demands of the twenty-first century workforce. Professional development helps teachers improve educational practices and students’ academic performance. GetEdFunding offers a range of grants and awards for professional development. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Continue Reading

You Have to Apply Twice: To the Foundation and to Your Principal

Imagine you have found a perfect grant opportunity for your classroom. You have contacted the foundation and they are interested in your project and encouraging you to apply. The next step is to write your application. It all sounds straightforward, but often there is one more step in between. You don’t just need to apply once to the foundation—you have to apply twice because first you have to convince your principal to support your application. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

With the summer holidays in full swing, teachers searched for grant opportunities to fund STEM programs, academic achievement, and physical education. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of June. Continue Reading

Teaching a Summer Lesson

Are You Still Looking for Summer Funding?

School is out and the holidays have begun, but are you still looking to fund out-of-school projects, camps, or learning activities for your students? We compiled a few opportunities that are still open to applications. Continue Reading


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