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Grant Writing Terms Video

Posted on May 3, 2019
Categories: Grantwriting 101, Professional Development, Video

When writing grants for schools within the SDP, it is helpful to understand the vocabulary of both the grant writing process, and of the School District itself. The Office of Grant Development has compiled a list of terms that are most likely to come up or raise questions when writing a grant. This video highlights…

Crowdfunding with DonorsChoose Video

Posted on May 3, 2019
Categories: Professional Development, Video

Crowdfunding is a great way to find resources for your classroom and school. The School District of Philadelphia requires that teachers and staff use DonorsChoose or Philly FUNDamentals as their crowdfunding platforms. In this video, you will learn more about crowdfunding and the best practices for creating your own DonorsChoose account and projects. This video…

Project Development and Sustainability Video

Project Development is a key part of grant writing. The best grant applications have well thought out needs assessments, thoughtful plans to achieve you overarching goals and good stewardship plans for the future. In this video you will learn how to use worksheets to provide the fundamental framework for future proposals. This video was created…

Introduction to OGD’s Video Series

Posted on April 9, 2019
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Categories: Video

This school year, we partnered with Science Leadership Academy’s (SLA) Digital Media CTE program to develop and create videos on grant writing and fundraising work. Students from SLA came to the Office of Grant Development every week to meet with our staff, discuss ideas, write, film, and edit these videos. We are incredibly pleased with…