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)
- Fundamentals of Grant Writing Source: Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPAC), Tasmania.
- Top 10 Tips for Grant Writing Source: Pro-Bono Australia
- Writing a Grant Application Source: 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 Source: Victoria University, Melbourne Australia
- Grant Writing Tips Sheet Source: (from the National Institute of Health, USA)
- Research funding: 10 tips for writing a successful application Source: The Guardian
- Research Grant applications 101 Source: 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 Source: The Conversation