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15th December 2014 Sara Lock

A funder’s view on making a funding application

By: Adam Jeanes, Wendy Smithers

This guide written from a funder’s perspective provides useful advice about what you need to consider when making a funding application. It includes: researching the funder before approaching them; highlighting what you are trying to achieve and what you have already achieved; referring to the aims of the funder; having a balanced and clear budget; common mistakes and being realistic and not too ambitious.

What would you do if you were fundraising?
I'd always start with the Artistic Vision. What am I trying to realise/create? Then I'd break it down into the key steps to achieve it. I would consider who it was for, what it would cost and how I'd resource it.

| Published:2014

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