I received an eMail message from a reader who asked for a column on "school districts whose proposals, based on socioeconomic standing, don't get a second look from grantors." I know there are many districts that find themselves in this position, so let's take a closer look at the issue.

First, keep in mind that the purpose of grants is to provide seed money for projects that address a specific need or problem. Funders assume you are applying for the grant because your district does not have the money available in its own budget to


Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources