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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

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

Empowering People through Literacy

During her lifetime, former first lady Barbara Bush dedicated her efforts to increasing literacy in adults, children, and youth. In her own words, she believed that, “the American Dream is about equal opportunity for everyone who works hard. If we don’t give everyone the ability to simply read and write, then we aren’t giving everyone an equal chance to succeed.Her goal was to empower families through literacy. Continue Reading

What Annoys Grant Applicants Most about Foundations Part II

Writing grant applications requires time and effort, which a lot of educators do not have enough of. Many schools cannot afford to have a person or a whole department dedicated to writing applications. For time-strapped educators trying to find funding for school and classroom projects, it can be even more frustrating when funders require extensive documentation in the application. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Teachers searched for agricultural education, leadership and STEM initiatives, and library resources. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of March. Continue Reading

5 Reasons Why Your Grant Application Is Rejected

You spent hours drafting a needs statement, calculating a meticulous budget, and following the appropriate timelines. Unfortunately, sometimes that is still not enough to receive funding and all that you are left with is the dreaded rejection letter. Continue Reading

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Social Media Can Help You With Your Grant-Writing

Social Media can be a useful tool for teachers and educators looking for advice, opinions, and resources. It can also be a great help in identifying funding opportunities and provide guidance for applications, proposals, and how to approach potential funders. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the past month, educators looked at funding opportunities for STEM and robotics education, youth-led service programs, and classroom equipment for teachers. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of February. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the first month of 2018, teachers searched for professional development opportunities, K–12 education and literacy initiatives, and programs to increase students’ interest in STEM. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of January. Continue Reading


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