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  • Submission Writing Workshop Townsville Saturday 19 September 2009 Presented by Gerard Byrne and Volunteering North Queensland
  • Your safety and well being is paramount to us
    • Evacuation – main exits in an orderly fashion
    • Mobile Phones – please turn off or silent mode
    • Amenities – foyer and to the left
    • Breaks – 10.30 am
    • Finish – before midday
  • Workshop Format
    • Introduction – What do you want covered?
    • The Ten Point Model Outlined
    • Case Study – Community Benefit Fund
    • Question and Answer Session
    • Online follow up and information
  • What do you want covered today?
    • Pair up with the person on your left
    • Agree on one thing you want to take home from today
    • We will write it up on the whiteboard
    • At the end of session, we will check that it has been covered
  • What we will do today?
    • Learn how to:
    • Apply for grants
    • How to find out what grants are available
    • The importance of partnerships
    • Use writing tools to make your case
  • What we will do today?
    • Discover:
    • What Grant Bodies are seeking from applicants
    • How to build a successful grants relationship
    • Pointers on how to write a clear succinct and comprehensive project outline
    • Ways to make your grant application stand out among the rest
  • Who are you?
    •   This workshop is aimed at:
    • First time Grants Writers
    • Experienced Grant’s Writers
    • Sporting bodies, Community, Arts and Cultural groups
    • Administrators and treasurers who apply for and acquit
    • grants
    • Accountants and auditors responsible for acquitting grants
  • Ten Point Plan
    • Plan Ahead
    • READ the Guidelines – use highlighter
    • PHONE the contact person
    • Be realistic
    • Do your homework
    • Gather your evidence
    • Collaboration
    • How can you measure your outcomes
    • Tailor your grant application to the criteria
    • Always proof read your own work
  • Grants Sources
    • Newspapers
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet / Websites (eg
    • Google
    • Local Government Councilors
    • Local Members of Parliament
    • Council Libraries
    • Volunteering North Queensland
    • Submission Writing Ten Point Model
    • Grants Writing Tips (Dos and Don’ts)
    • References (eg Ourcommunity Books, etc)
    • Volunteering North Queensland Website
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    • Any Questions?
    • (Short Break)
  • Case Study - Gambling Community Benefit Fund
    • Features:
    • Closing date? 30 November
    • Amount? Up to $30,000
    • What is eligible?
    • Need to apply online
    • Wide community benefit
  • Case Study - Gambling Community Benefit Fund
  • Case Study - Gambling Community Benefit Fund
  • Case Study - Gambling Community Benefit Fund
  • Case Study Gambling Community Benefit
    • Questions?
    • Thank You for attendance today
    • Need help?
    • Contact Volunteering North Queensland