Staying Productive on the Go with Onlive Desktop


Amy Cavender writes for ProfHacker on how to make your tablet act more like a laptop when you are traveling.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) Grant Database

http://www.hmheducation.com/grantsfunding/search.php

Potential Grant Resource: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) Grant Database

This is a free searchable database for finding grants. You enter in your email, specify a state, select a category, and choose an institution (Higher Education is an option). Then just search to find grants that match the criteria you indicated.

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RGK Foundation

http://www.rgkfoundation.org/public/guidelines

Potential Grant Resource: RGK Foundation

The RGK Foundation awards grants in the areas of Education (including higher education), Health/Medicine, and Community. Grants are considered after emailing a Letter of Inquiry; $25,000 is the average grant awarded.

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Tip a Day for Grant Writing

Program officers and former grant winners and reviewers of the funding organization should be contacted, if possible, to increase the likelihood of acceptance.

Tip adapted from Models of Proposal Planning & Writing by Jeremy T. Miner and Lynn E. Miner.

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Potential Grant Resource: Ford Foundation’s Other Philanthropic Resources

http://www.fordfoundation.org/grants/other-philanthropic-resources

Potential Grant Resource: Ford Foundation’s Other Philanthropic Resources

This link is an annotated list by the Ford Foundation of additional philanthropic resources.

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Tip a Day for Grant Writing

In order to decide if the RFP is a suitable fit and to comprehend it better, jot down the main points of the RFP when reading it.

Tip adapted from Models of Proposal Planning & Writing by Jeremy T. Miner and Lynn E. Miner.

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MIT Mathematics’ Funding Opportunities Page

http://math.mit.edu/services/opportunities

Potential Grant Resource: MIT Mathematics’ Funding Opportunities Page

This page has a collection of grants for mathematics with direct links to the organizations’ pages. It also lists their deadlines, if applicable.

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Tip a Day for Grant Writing

When reading the RFP, identify those issues that repeatedly appear where it is clear they are important to the funding organization. Then, write your proposal so that the issues get addressed.

Tip adapted from Models of Proposal Planning & Writing by Jeremy T. Miner and Lynn E. Miner.

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

http://www.gatesfoundation.org/grantseeker/

Potential Grant Resource: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

On this page you can search for and look at grants that have been awarded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. There is also a FAQ and a page with grant seeker information.  The foundation does not fund individuals, only organizations that are tax exempt.

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Tip a Day for Grant Writing

In your proposal, write so that it reflects the values of your funder rather than simply the desires of your organization.  If the values do not match with what you need, find another funder.

Tip adapted from Models of Proposal Planning & Writing by Jeremy T. Miner and Lynn E. Miner

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