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Capital Grants for Education

Capital grants are among the most difficult to apply for, but they can be important funding opportunities for schools and districts to improve services. Capital grants are one-time grants that are intended for large projects such as construction, land purchases, or refurbishment. They can also be used for large equipment purchases or vehicles and transportation. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, teachers searched GetEdFunding for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) project funding, literacy programming, after-school computer programs, and technology and tools for science and mathematics. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of March. Continue Reading

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The 5 Most Common Types of Grants

nce you decide to search for funding options, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. Not only is there a breadth of information to decipher surrounding specific foundations and terminology, but there is also numerous types of funding to consider. Most grants fall into one of five categories. Keep reading to find out which grant category would be most beneficial for you. Continue Reading

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Grants—Money or Goods?

Most people associate grants with monetary awards. However, there are other grant opportunities that award services and goods, such as computers, books, musical instruments, or software. Once you decide on your grant project, ask yourself whether it might be a good option to search for funding opportunities that award a service or product you need as opposed to a cash award. You may have greater chances of finding funding success if you do not limit your applications to funders who only offer money. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, teachers searched GetEdFunding for academic achievement and life skills programs, STEM initiatives and competitions, literacy programming, as well as funding for students with special needs. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of February. Continue Reading

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How to Prepare for a Site Visit

Many funding organizations require site visits as part of their granting process—either before the grant is made or afterwards to inspect the progress of the project. It is crucial to be prepared for the visit, so that you know what to show your funder and how to ensure proper documentation. Continue Reading

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

Tech Grants to Look Out for in January

A new year brings new opportunities and challenges. Budgets remain tight, and educators and school staff continue to look for outside sources to fund programs, projects, and classroom equipment. 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


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