This is an article I wrote about the top 7 words I use in grant writing.
Top 7 Most Powerful Words for Grant Writing
Since most art teachers serve a large and diverse population of students, fundraising can feel like a roller coaster. Especially because we have to get creative about the direction of the instruction we give to our students. For instance, if we don’t have scissors, we tear paper. If we can’t buy paper, we use old newspapers. Those are great things to do with students. I definitely believe in teaching students how to reuse materials. However, limited funds can inhibit instruction and lead to fewer opportunities for creativity.
By trial and error, I have been able to find success funding the art program at my school.