Classroom Funding Strategies

Veteran teacher Monica Monfre discusses various classroom funding strategies and ways to get supplies for your students.

Any tips on streamlining home communications? There has to be an easier way to communicate and track.

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We usually get what the kids need from Supplies that they bring! If there are things we need for the class we can usually get it paid for (ie. indoor recess games)

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Looking for a way to get ipads or chromebooks funded for my classroom!

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What are the steps for getting a classroom grant and what special funding can I get as a Special Education teacher?

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Funding for a kiln. We need one for the local high school.

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I’m going to be a first year teacher, so my veteran teachers any tips, advice or tricks on how to start building my classroom library without completely breaking my bank?

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Suggestions for looking for organizational supplies? My science lab has been ignored in my school for decades, and everything is a mess

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Hi all! Just heard of a new app called Class Wallet. You can give them a peek to see if it’s something to bring to your district!

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Thoughts about a district micromanaging crowd-funding? As of last year anyone resorting to crowd/grant funding must complete a district form that then goes through an approval process.

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I asked this but I think it was under a thread so I’m going to ask it again here: what packs the wow-factor to get a grant application noticed?

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So many questions about technology. I posted a great resource that offers wishlists. What else has worked for people with regard to larger price technology?

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How do you use social media as a tool in your classroom funding journey? I’ve found great success with sponsorship. What other ways do you use it?

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How can I get funds for a lot of books? This year I’m being moved to a new program in a new building and it’s going to be project based learning, but the books in the building will all be mine.

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Where do I find the FB groups that you mentioned?

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Let me know: if there is one item that you could have in your classroom without worrying about cost what would it be?

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Hi all! I’m diving in with the first way I funded my classroom years ago. Join the Facebook groups for your community. Post what you need. Donations will pour in. Especially during the summer!

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