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Why Grant Writing is an Important Process for Students and Teachers

I have been an educator for more than 30 years and taught all grades and subjects, including special education. I have worn many “hats” in my career, and each one is associated with a vast amount of paperwork. Yet I advocate for more paperwork and extra hours by adding another “hat”—the grant writer.

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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

Are you Ready to Develop Your Potential?

Many educators, principals, and decision makers view professional development and learning as a way to increase the skills needed to prepare students for the demands of the twenty-first century workforce. Professional development helps teachers improve educational practices and students’ academic performance. GetEdFunding offers a range of grants and awards for professional development. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Continue Reading

Educator Awards

Get Ready for Awards Season

Every year, schools, students, parents, colleagues, and friends acknowledge excellence in teaching by nominating outstanding educators to be honored for their work. The educational award season lasts the entire year, and it is time to start looking at this year’s awards. Here are suggestions to consider: Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

As the year winds down, educators discovered professional development scholarships; Rocketry competitions; and grants for conservation education, aeronautics, and classroom enrichment. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of November. Continue Reading

STEM Education

5 Funding Opportunities for STEM Education

Bring high-quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning opportunities to your classroom. Check out these funding opportunities for STEM education. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Educators started the new year with a bang by discovering exciting funding opportunities. If you have a vision for the new year, now is the time to start searching for the funding that can make your dream a reality. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of January. Continue Reading

Teachers Discussing Grant Writing

How to Guide Teachers Who Are New to Grant Writing

Many of you have experienced the benefits of grant writing for your own school or classroom. Once you’ve seen how far a little extra funding can go, it’s understandable to want to spread the news to fellow teachers. When you mention grant writing to your colleagues, you may see their eyes glaze over or a look of angst cross their faces. It can be difficult to convince teachers who are new to grant writing that the benefits of funding outweigh the stress of writing a proposal. Here are some strategies to help you ease colleagues into grant writing: Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Fall is a busy time for grants seekers. Many deadlines and contests are set in the fall. This is great for educators who are just starting out the school year and looking for funding to implement new ideas. Here are the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of September. Continue Reading

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