Entries by Paula Love

New Upgrades for 2021

With many streets quiet this holiday season, RFPMatchOnDemand and GrantsAlert are shouting  Merry Christmas and the Happiest Holiday Greetings to all our Funding Family. We are closing out 2020 with some upgrades to our tools: RFPMatchOnDemand.com and GrantsAlert.com Starting on December 29th, 2020, there will be: New, Improved Dashboards Ability to Monitor Your Account Better Notifications […]

Text…SNS

A catchy article about SNS – Supplement Not Supplant, Sorry Not Sorry written by Marguerite Roza, a research professor at Georgetown University, appeared in early 2019[1]. As many of you are aware, the education field is often dominated and defined by acronyms: NCLB, ESSA, ESSERF, ESEA, RFP, and on and on. Dr. Roza described the […]

Sweeten the Peel

It’s Citrus Season at RFPMatch.com – the perfect time to discover new funding sources in education. Many education decision makers are contemplating and conducting comprehensive needs assessments for another school year. This often involves consideration of evidence-based solutions, evaluation of current end of the year spending, and preparation for fresh new spending in the 2020-21 […]

The Fog Lifts and Clear Vision Comes In

The fog is lifting and clear vision is in sight for 2020. The education landscape is giving way to plenty of funding opportunities just waiting for your solutions. As 2019 came to a close, the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 ushered in a sunny outlook. Set your sights on the Department of Education’s discretionary […]

It’s the Time of the Season Filled with Joy

This bright and beautiful time of the year brings a bigger and brighter RFPMatch.com in 2020! Soon RFPMatch will unwrap a new GrantsAlert, our companion website service for educators, and we want you to share our joy and anticipation. For almost two decades, GrantsAlert is grateful for the educators and community members that follow us […]

Traveling the Yellow Brick Road of Grant Writing

Year after year as surveys and market research are issued, the top pain point expressed by school and district decision-makers is the lack of funds for education.  In the quest for uncovering the needed financial resources for their students and staff, many turn to grants. In fact, a recent Gallup and NewSchools Venture Fund report […]

Stressing About School Spending?

Take the stress out of your sales and marketing efforts by knowing where the money is that states and school districts have to spend.  Did you know the May 2019 U.S. Census Bureau reported an increase in the amount of money spent per pupil? The latest report highlighted some major considerations for school spending, such […]

Funding: Something to Laugh About When Selling to Schools?

  “Using funding information is just laughable.” “I don’t have the time.” “You want me to find the money for schools to buy my product? Not my responsibility!” “My customers should know where their money is to buy my product.” “This funding information is not worth the investment.” These are real statements expressed to me […]

Request for Proposal (RFP) Three Reasons to Fall In Love

February is a time of year when we are surrounded by images and messages of love. Perhaps you, or someone you know, may be considering a Request for Proposal to the love in your life. At RFPMatch.com we fall in love everyday with being able to help companies uncover the best resources to make a […]