Top 10 funding tips!

Cambridgeshire ACRE's Community Buildings Service

One thing that we constantly need when running a community building is funding!  So see below 10 top tips that may help you when thinking about filling in funding application forms.

  1. Do your homework – Funders have to reject a large number of application they receive because the applicants didn’t read the guidance properly.
  2. Make sure you are ready for success – Think carefully about how you will manage the project and the finances.  Tell the funder how you are going to do it.
  3. Ask for help – there are lots of organisations (including Cambridgeshire ACRE) that can offer help and guidance – also the funders themselves.
  4. Be clear – about your project and what you want the money for.  Remember the funders know nothing about your project, so make sure you get the key message across.
  5. Keep it short and simple – You should be able to describe your…

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