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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

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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

December 2 is National Special Education Day

December 2 is National Special Education Day. Special needs is a broad term that describes children with developmental or learning disabilities, physical or mental disabilities, behavioral issues, or health conditions such as chronic illness. In times of budget cuts, it can sometimes be difficult to find the necessary equipment or access to best serve children with special needs. We have compiled a list of grants that focus on special education funding. Continue Reading

November is National Scholarship Month

Scholarships provide excellent opportunities to continue your education, hone in on your skills, refine teaching abilities, achieve goals, and be successful. To celebrate National Scholarship Month in November, we encourage you to apply to at least one scholarship this month. We compiled a list of professional development scholarships for educators to help you get started. 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

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