Writing Grant Applications
The following list samples some useful grant-writing resources from the many available, that aim to give you that winning edge to your competitive research proposals.
Grant-writing tips (general)
- Top 10 tips for grant writing: Pro-Bono Australia.
- Writing a grant application: Funding Centre (for grants and fundraising in Australia).
FundAssist is a grant-preparation resource developed by the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University. Whilst designed primarily for alcohol and other drug non-government organisations, the information, principles and tools provided are generic and can be used by any organisation and/or individual seeking funding.
Writing a research grant
- Grant writing tips: Victoria University, Melbourne Australia.
- Grant writing tips sheet: National Institute of Health, USA.
- Research funding: 10 tips for writing a successful application: The Guardian.
- Research grant applications 101 - The Research Whisperer:
The Research Whisperer is a blog dedicated to the academic research environment. Forum discussions include how to find funding, research culture, and building academic track-records.
Opinion & further reading
- Centuries wasted applying for grants: The Conversation.