Browse Tag: Grant Writing

Are you Grant Ready?

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” — Benjamin Franklin

When it comes time to prepare a grant application—whether you are an experienced grant seeker or a newbie—the one thing you will need is documentation. Continue Reading

Describing the Methodology in Your Grant Proposal

After reviewing the goals, objectives, and outcomes in a grant proposal last week, this week we take a more detailed look at the methods section. This is where you describe what you intend to do to realize your stated goals and reach anticipated outcomes. Continue Reading

Back to Basics: Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes

To write a compelling and successful grant proposal, there are three core areas to focus on: goals, objectives, and anticipated outcomes. While these three parts should be described sequentially, they should also be considered a unit. Continue Reading

Online Grant Application

Easy Steps to Submitting Online Applications

Online applications appear to be an easy option to submit a grant proposal. Online platforms make it easier for foundations to receive and review proposals, but they provide unique challenges for grant writers. Here are some tips to help you avoid the most common online application mistakes. Continue Reading

10 Questions You Need to Ask Before Writing a Grant Application

If you think you are ready to write your grant application, take a step back and ask yourself these 10 questions. If you can easily answer all of them, you are ready to dive into your proposal. Continue Reading

What Should You Ask Program Officers About Proposals

The world of grant writing takes a front seat for many of us in the spring and fall when a myriad of applications are available and due. This is a prime time to explore questions to ask when reaching out to program officers. Continue Reading

You Can Win Grants For Your School

Building Strong Relationships with Funders

Fundraisers and donations are a great way to raise money for projects, but most organizations need major donors to thrive. Finding donors is about building relationships that connect people to your school or organization. We already touched upon the introduction to foundations that do not accept unsolicited proposals. Here are some ideas you can use to build relationships with funders. Continue Reading

Writing Minigrants and Major Grants

No Unsolicited Proposals? No Reason to Give Up!

There are three types of foundations: those who require an application, those who require a Letter of Inquiry as the beginning of the application process, and those who offer funding by invitation only. This does not mean that you won’t qualify for their grants; it just takes a different approach and a little more effort to get there. However, the rewards outweigh the effort. 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


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