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Grant’s Tomb or Grant Writer’s Heaven?

Grant’s Tomb or Grant Writer’s Heaven?

Writing grant applications over the years, I collected a nice graveyard of dead grants. Partially, my limitation at the time was the lack of grant sources that really fit our needs. Finding good sources for grants can help keep your grants out of Grant’s Tomb. Tech and Learning has a great website that lists grants

MI STAR DEN Member Wins Free Stuff!

Emma Haygood, Science & Technology Teacher at Berrien Springs Middle School, just learned that her CSI in the Classroom proposal was fully funded ($256 in lab materials and a teacher handbook) by DonorsChoose.org.  Donors Choose allows teachers to write proposals for items they need for their classrooms.  Here is a link to Emma’s full proposal: 

Grant Writing Tips

With shrinking school budgets, educators might consider looking to grants for project funds. Here are some tips (from the links below and from personal experience) for you if you are thinking of applying for a grant. Preparation Make sure your idea fits the grant criteria (location, non-equipment, etc) Look for full grants and mini-grants too

Live Green Teacher Grants

GM and Discovery Education Team Up to Award Teachers Encouraging 21st century educators to LIVE GREEN—sustaining the planet’s resources, utilizing new conservation methods, reducing their carbon footprint and that of their students, their classrooms, their school—is at the heart of a new grant opportunity presented by GM and Discovery Education. By embracing new and emerging