A Guide to:
Understanding Grants, Securing Implementation Funding, Creating Sustainability

Many education programs rely on outside funding. Whether you are seeking a small amount of support for bullying prevention or you are searching for large-scale funding to bolster a robust social and emotional learning (SEL) program, you will likely need to apply for grants.

Finding, applying for, and securing these funds may seem daunting if you are new to grants. To help ease the process, we have put together this playbook about what funders are looking for and how to write an award-winning application. We also have included tips and strategies to ensure your program is sustainable, since funders often want to see how your program can be implemented with longevity.