12 Quick Steps to Writing Winning Classroom Grants (Paperback)
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Over 94% of U.S. public school teachers use personal funds to purchase instructional supplies to supplement student learning, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (2018). Teacher expenditures are also compounded by federal, state, and district budget cuts which impact teacher income and ability to make purchases with school funds. According to a survey taken by 3,938 U.S. public, private, and charter school teachers, teachers spent an average of $745 annually for supplies due to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic (Karbowski, 2020). However, did you know over $400 billion dollars in grants were awarded in 2019? Equipping teachers with guidance, resources, and tools to develop grant writing skills will help strengthen support for student learning and alleviate the financial strain imposed on teachers.
12 Quick Steps to Writing Winning Classroom Grants coaches teachers how to leverage their knowledge of creating lesson plans to write a winning grant proposal. The workbook style text features chapter objectives, comprehension checks, grant examples, and templates as a step-by-step guide to producing a classroom grant.
12 Quick Steps to Writing Winning Classroom Grants provides teachers who have little to no grant writing experience with a foundational knowledge of grants, engages them in grant proposal development activities, and dispels common misconceptions about grant writing. Teachers will learn practical tips and strategies to effectively secure funding for their classroom and understand what funders look for when they make charitable investments.
12 Quick Steps to Writing Winning Classroom Grants covers the following objectives:
- Identify the major components of the grant lifecycle and grant application
- Describe the similarities between lesson plans and grant applications
- Identify funding sources
- Draft a basic grant proposal using enclosed grant writing templates to fund a classroom initiative to address students' need
If you are a...
- Teacher motivated to acquire external funding to support classroom initiatives that address students' need
- Teacher who has limited funding for classroom supplies or projects
- Teacher tired of spending personal funds to purchase classroom supplies and furniture
- Teacher who needs grant writing help
- Teacher who has limited time to attend a face-to-face grant writing school
12 Quick Steps to Writing Winning Classroom Grants will teach you how to leverage your knowledge of creating lesson plans to write a winning grant proposal.