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Grant Resources for Teachers

GrantsAlert is a newly created website that helps nonprofits, especially those involved in education, secure the funds they need to continue their important work. http://www.grantsalert.com/education.cfm

Grant Writing Tips
SchoolGrants has compiled an excellent set of grant writing tips for those that need help in developing grant proposals. http://www.schoolgrants.org/grant_tips.htm

School Funding Services Grant of the Week
Each week, School Funding Services, a division of New American Schools, features a new grant on its website. http://www.schoolfundingservices.org/newsViewer.asp?docId=2546

FastWEB is the largest online scholarship search available, with 600,000 scholarships representing more than one billion in scholarship dollars. It provides students with accurate, regularly updated information on scholarships, grants, and fellowships suited to their goals and qualifications, all at no cost to the student. Students should be advised that FastWEB sells student information (such as name, address, e-mail address, date of birth, gender, and country of citizenship) collected through its site http://www.fastweb.com

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)
More than 3 federal agencies formed a working group in 1997 to make hundreds of federally supported teaching and learning resources easier to find. The result of that work is the FREE website http://www.ed.gov/free

Fundsnet Online Services
A comprehensive website dedicated to providing nonprofit organizations, colleges, and† universities with information on financial resources available on the Internet http://www.fundsnetservices.com

Department of Education Forecast of Funding
This document lists virtually all programs and competitions under which the Department of Education has invited or expects to invite applications for new awards for fiscal year 2003 and provides actual or estimated deadline dates for the transmittal of applications under these programs. The lists are in the form of charts—organized according to the Department's principal program offices—and include programs and competitions the Department has previously announced, as well as those it plans to announce later. (Note: This document is advisory only and is not an official application notice of the Department of Education.) http://www.ed.gov/offices/OCFO/grants/forecast.html

eSchool News School Funding Center
Information on up-to-the-minute grant programs, funding sources, and technology funding http://www.eschoolnews.com/resources/funding

Philanthropy News Digest—K–12 Funding Opportunities
K–12 funding opportunities with links to grant seeking for teachers, learning technology, and more http://fdncenter.org/funders

School Grants
A collection of resources and tips to help K–12 educators apply for and obtain special grants for a variety of projects http://www.schoolgrants.org

Young Epidemiology Scholars
The Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) program announces its second annual teacher competition. YES is sponsored by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and administered by the College Board. With up to $180,000 in awards offered to teachers each year, the YES competition attracts some of the nationís best teachers from diverse fields of study. The YES teacher competition is open to individual teachers and teams of teachers. However, each entry is eligible for only one prize, to be shared among all team members. Up to 18 projects will be selected as regional winners, with a $5,000 award for each. Of these, up to six projects will be selected as national winners, with each receiving an additional $15,000 award. Registration deadline: October 15, 2003http://www.collegeboard.com/yes