Posted tagged ‘research’

Ten Steps to the Perfect Funding Bid: step 4

December 22, 2009

RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE THE NEED:

Many application forms will ask a question like “How do you know there’s a need for your project?”  It’s no good to state that it’s a project you’ve been wanting to do for ages, or that one of your Trustees is really keen.  Getting this answer wrong is one of the quickest ways to ensure your bid ends up in the waste-paper bin!      (more…)

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Ten Steps to the Perfect Funding Bid: step 2

December 4, 2009

Step Two:  RESEARCH A RANGE OF FUNDERS

Don’t just apply to the first funder someone suggests, or the one flagged up in an e-circular you’ve subscribed to.  Every funder targets their funds, and somewhere there is the right funder for your project.    (more…)