Applying for a grant? Read these tips first!

Applying for a grant? Our Director, Sarah Tooth, gives her top tips for a writing a successful grant:

  1. Include EVERYTHING but ONLY THE THINGS that they ask for. For example, if they ask for three pages of writing, don’t submit zero pages and don’t submit ten pages. Just submit three pages.
  2. Great support materials are everything. Ensure you include your absolute best writing and choose high quality references/letters of support.
  3. It’s all about IMPACT – how this money, at this point in your career, be transformative for you/your project/your career. Be explicit in detailing how the grant will genuinely move things forward for you.

Want to learn more? Try our Writing Outstanding Grants workshop!


Here’s some links that you may find helpful:

Writing journalism grant applications

Business grants

7 Simple Grant Writing Techniques


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