Grants for elementary schools: Here’s the free help you’ll want every month

Grants are great–especially in today’s economy.

Don’t get me wrong–I like bake sales too. I love a good bundt cake as much as the next parent.

But how many bundt cakes, muffins, cookies and streusels would it take to raise $1,000? Or $5,000? Or $20,000?

That’s why grants are lifesavers for many schools and districts. Grants for those amounts are very possible.

But to be awarded those dollars, grant writers need to know two things:

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You Might Be Surprised How These Districts Found Additional Dollars

I’ve got good news and bad news for you—and then some more good news.

The good news is that tax revenues for state and local governments have been going up for eight consecutive quarters. That is great for school funding.

The bad news is that it could be years before those revenues reach pre-recession levels. In the meantime, your school or district needs additional funds, because your students can’t wait. Read more »

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4 funding resources you can’t afford to miss

If you joined us for last week’s free webinar, you already know that there’s hope for finding more funds after the stimulus dollars disappear. Now it’s time to take the next step and kick off your funding hunt. Here are four powerful resources that will have you finding more dollars for your district in no time:

Missed the webinar? Watch the archived version or download the slides here.

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Six different funding strategies — which will help you?

Which strategy will help you find more dollars for your district?

  • Adopting the mindset that finds funding
  • Utilizing free Internet resources
  • Boosting the effectiveness of your grant applications
  • Maximizing existing resources
  • Increasing donations
  • Plugging your district’s “funding leak”

Join us tomorrow, Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 pm MDT to find out. You’ll learn these six strategies and more in our free webinar, “Six Strategies to Help You Find More Funding,” presented by Dave Markov, our grants and funding specialist. This is a practical webinar with ideas you can start using immediately. Sign up here.

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