Grant Writing Tools
Make sure to include the key elements on this checklist in your next proposal!
Read these tips before completing your request!
An excellent site for learning the art of grant writing; includes tips, advice from funding providers, sample inquiry letters, FAQs, and other helpful resources for the grant writer.
Grant Finding Resources
Join the Healthy Schools Program and receive free access to resources, grant lists, and helpful information for making your school a healthier place to teach and learn.
When you sign up to be a school champion you’ll get access to a team of specialists available to provide technical assistance. You’ll also receive access to hundreds of support materials to help transform your school into an Active School, including grants. SPARK is proud to be an official Supporting Organization of Active Schools – make sure to indicate SPARK as the referring source when you sign up!
Supports philanthropy by promoting public understanding of the field and helping grant seekers succeed; provides education and training on the grant seeking process and various funding tools.
Provides a comprehensive directory of foundations, current RFPs, grants, fundraising ideas and grant writing resources.
Provides free, easy-to-use grant data to help schools staff find and secure the local, state, federal, corporate and private resources that are available to help them educate our children.
Ed.gov lists federal funding opportunities and award information.
Grants.gov is the best source to find and apply for all federal government grants.
Managing partner for Grants.gov.
A one-stop website connecting the public, and particularly afterschool providers, to federal resources that support children and youth during out-of-school time.
DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on the site, and donors can give any amount to the project that most inspires them. Start a project for your physical education or classroom physical activity program today – many projects have been successfully funded for SPARK research-based curriculum and Sportime PE equipment!
Fundraising tips provided by Shasta County Public Health to keep your fundraising healthy, active and fun!
This is lists a variety of fundraising ideas, tips, resources, and offers a free fundraising newsletter. The lists include a large selection of free, non-commercial, do-it-yourself fundraising ideas to supplement your fund raising program.