School Leaders' Guide to Grant Writing

By Kenneth T. Henson

Three years ago, when President Obama announced his economic stimulus plan, I received a call from National Public Radio asking me how this new plan would affect education grant writing. Around the same time, I started a book for education leaders on how to use grants to stretch their budgets. Everyone was hungry for information that would help educators respond to the economic downturn.

Since then, I have spent hundreds of hours talking to grant writers and grant directors in school districts throughout the country. I was searching for practical tips that would help school leaders pull their schools out of their current budgetary woes.

The following is a tour of the school districts profiled in my book. You will meet grant officers and teachers who have taken up the challenge of boosting district budgets through grant money.

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