Why funding applications fail

Experts from Australia Council, Creative Victoria, Arts Queensland and more tell you what you are doing wrong when applying for funding.
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Securing grants funding has become an even more precarious task since the Federal Government has shifted funding into contentious new organisations such as the National Program for Excellence in the Arts and the Book Council of Australia.

How can you make your application stand out in a climate where funding pools are diminishing and competition for grants is fierce?

We ask grant experts from the Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Victoria, Arts Queensland and independent grant writers and assessors to share why funding applications fail in order to shed light on how to get your project funded.

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Madeleine Dore
About the Author
Madeleine Dore is a freelance writer and founder of Extraordinary Routines, an interview project exploring the intersection between creativity and imperfection. She is the previous Deputy Editor at ArtsHub. Follow her on Twitter at @RoutineCurator