How to Get Money for Your Classroom and School
One of the biggest challenges for teachers today is finding the extra money needed to provide students with the very best education. "How to Get Money for Your Classroom & School" provides teachers with the solid know-how to meet that challenge head on! This book offers a complete course in raising funds for the classroom or school. Nationally respected authors Frances A. Karnes, Ph.D., and Kristen R. Stephens, Ph.D., offer practical, hands-on ways to find the resources you need. The authors offer a step-by-step guide to grant writing; fun, success-proven fund-raising ideas; and a practical how-to for long-term fund development. Grant writing can often seem overwhelming to educators. The authors take teachers by the hand and show them how to find grant sources, write query letters, and prepare a winning grant application. Fund-raising needn't be a chore. Let the authors share successful ways to build both parent and student involvement in exciting and unique fund-raising projects. Fund development is critical for developing a stable source of funds for a school's goals. "How to Get Money" shows teachers how to develop a pool of money from which teachers can draw year after year. This is a must-read for any educator looking for ways to raise money for his or her classroom or school.