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The Top Ten funding tips you’ll ever need…

November 26, 2013

Adele Goodfellow- Big Lottery Fund

Over the months I’ve been tweeting top funding tips every Tuesday…Twitter-for-authors #TopTipTue

As short and sweet as those little tweets are, feast your eyes on the most popular funding tips below…

The Top Ten

1) Long complicated sentences are difficult to read & understand. When filling in a funding application use simple words & short sentences.

arrow-on-target2)Be specific! Picture the assessing officer in front of you as you type your application. This well help you think about exactly what you want to say. Cut out jargon!

3) Before submitting…ask someone who knows very little about your project to read your application. See if they understand it.

4)Plan ahead.. seeking & applying or funding takes time. Always check programme deadline dates & apply for funding well in advance

5) Don’t assume the funder has knowledge of your group or local area. What is obvisigning_form_2ous to you may not…

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