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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

What Makes a Successful Grant Application? – STEM and Arts

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

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How to Find Funding for Technology

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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Successful Funding: Interactive Learning

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.

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