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SHOW ME THE MONEY:
Rural Communities, Rural School Funding in NY, and How to Write a Grant Proposal

SHOW ME THE MONEY: Rural Communities, Rural School Funding in NY, and How to Write a Grant Proposal

is an engaged learning course at Cornell University being piloted in Fall 2021.

 

This course was developed in response to the needs expressed by:

 

The goals for this course are for students and school teams to learn:

  • How to find and apply for large and small grants in support of local district priorities and initiatives;

  • How political, economic, cultural forces define, shape and constrain rural communities and schools, and how these impact community capacity to serve youth;

  • How Cornell graduates can continue to engage in community partnerships across rural communities.

  • How to prepare successful applications for two grants to support programming at participating rural districts.

WE NEED YOU

We need Rural Schools Association of NYS member districts to participate in this course with real project ideas. You will need to send a team of 3, and have 2 fairly well-developed project ideas for funding. In order to be considered, you will need to complete an application by July 31, 2021. We recommend the following:

  1. If you are unsure whether your district is a member, check here: 

  2. Read through the syllabus here: 

  3. Read through the partnership agreement here: 

  4. Gather your team, and your project ideas and fill out the application here: 

 

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN JULY 31, 2021!

If you have any questions along the way, please reach out to Gretchen Rymarchyk at GKR1@cornell.edu