The grant writing process can often feel like it’s shrouded in mystery. Each application has different requirements and levels of difficulty. Sometimes it can even be difficult to tell from the funder’s website how much funding they’re likely to give you. Take some of the mystery out of grant writing by learning from your peers.Continue Reading
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
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
A foundation’s guidelines may not specifically mention technology, but that doesn’t mean technology cannot be purchased as part of the proposed program or project. Funders are often more interested in supporting innovative projects enabled by technology rather than solely supporting technology purchases, equipment, or materials needed for success.
Effective proposals go beyond the purchase of equipment by pinpointing why certain technology is needed and how it will empower students. We’ve gathered several success stories illustrating real-life examples of how grants that did not focus specifically on technology were used to support technology purchases. Continue Reading
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Suzanne Costner received a Nickelodeon Big Help Grant from the NEA Foundation to fund materials supplemental to Promethean Boards recently installed in her elementary school classroom. The grant supported the purchase of two sets of ActivExpressions voting pods, a Classroom Jeopardy set, and DVDs with interactive content.