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Plan your best grant-funded project ever
Applications for Fall 2016 Grant
Awards are open NOW.
DEADLINE is Friday,
Suggested start date: RIGHT NOW!
know you have a million great, student-centered ideas. You get them while
you're grading papers, writing curriculum, or relaxing over your Sunday
morning cup of coffee. You've written them down, mentioned them to a
colleague, or tucked them away in that "someday" folder you keep in the
dreamy part of your mind. Well, take them out! Dust them off! Develop the
best and let us help you make it happen!
ask for a lot of information from you, from how your idea ties into current
programming, to whom it affects and to details of your budget. We've
found that our generous donors and those who have worked so hard to make us
successful appreciate the care we take in awarding our dollars. We expect
the same care from every applicant -- it's the only fair way to make these
decisions. So take a look at the Word Form
underestimate research time!
Feedback and Support:
fairness to all applicants, we cannot critique applications once written.
But we are here to help answer questions, raise early concerns, and guide
you in the process of writing a successful grant application. Once summer
vacation starts, it becomes a challenge to track down resources that can
make the difference in your success.
So please, call or e-mail Ellie Bricmont,
BVEF Grants Chair
440-263-3797) regarding grant-writing requirements, or Char Shryock,
Curriculum and Instruction Director,
440-617-7311) regarding curriculum tie-ins. This is also a good time to
ask your building principal for feedback. All can offer guidance before
you write a single word of your application!
Application - follow directions
know how busy you are once school starts in the fall. And this year
you'll only have 3 weeks to the application deadline once school starts! We strongly
suggest you get your grant
application writing done over the summer break. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS
EXACTLY! (Note that the BUDGET SECTION of the application has been revised
this year.) We cannot accept applications that are not filed
electronically on the provided form. This process allows every application
to be judged on a level playing field. The application is a