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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

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the month of October, teachers searched GetEdFunding for youth programming grants, library grants to extend programs for underserved populations, and funding focusing on STEM education for women and girls. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of October. Continue Reading

Become a Grant Writing Guru and Spread the Word

Winning a grant is an exciting event and it might inspire you not just to keep writing applications, but to also try and convince colleagues to try too. However, convincing others to write a grant application can be difficult. Grant writing appears like a daunting task, but the benefits of receiving funding far outweigh the application process. Here are some strategies to help you convert your colleagues into grant writers. Continue Reading

What Bloggers Can Teach Grant Writers about Writing, Competition, and Finding Success

This blog post was originally posted on Peak Proposals LLC in December 2016.

 

Many bloggers write about how to connect with online readers. It turns out that many of the bloggers’ views on what it takes to be a successful blogger apply equally well to grant writing. Continue Reading

Tell Us What you Think Readership Survey 2018

You are invited to participate in a brief survey about GetEdFunding.com. We would love to hear from you! (The survey will take approximately five minutes to complete.) Continue Reading

5 Steps to Best Practices in Grant Writing

Regardless of whether you are a novice or seasoned grant writer, preparing and writing a grant application can be a daunting task. Success is often not immediate and patience is required to keep trying. While there isn’t a comprehensive application template guaranteeing success, there are a number of best practices you can follow when preparing an application. 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

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

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


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