What We Did• Determined need –Year one-reading –Year two/three-reading and math• Made plan, including evaluations• Applied for multiple grants• Received half• Put plan into action
In Action…..• Request tutors• Choose and invite students• Begin, update parents, celebrate, problem solve• Communicate with classroom teachers• Maintain data and record of money spent• Celebration! Share news, say thank you!• Review, rethink, plan for next year
What’s Next?• Additional Funding – More likely• New grants – School gardens – Professional development – Hands on homework – Classroom library books
Susan Comfort KaBOOM! @KaBOOMFundraising Savvy
KaBOOM! trainings available at: playschool.kaboom.orgFUNdraising 101 May 17, 2012 (also archived online)Start early and fundraise often: thats one key to a successful playspaceproject! Join us for this live webinar to take a look at concrete fundraisingstrategies that have proven successful in communities across the country.Making The Ask: Getting Business SponsorshipsLearn how to:• Craft and perfect your "ask" of businesses and corporations• Identify the ten steps to securing a business sponsorship• The most common errors made when seeking sponsorshipGrant writing 101In this recording: learn to identify the three primary grant maker types, locategrant opportunities, and prepare a succinct yet compelling grant proposal.