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CEO @tinytickers. Top 25 #SocialCEOs due to nattering about charity stuff, esp congenital heart disease & Down's syndrome. Very amateur triathlete #JonsBigTri.
21 Sep 18
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My 6yrs recommending/declining funding applications for Children in Need has ended. I thought charity folks may find some of what I've learnt handy. Here are my 11 (everyone loves a freebie) tips. Just my observations, not the views of CiN or others...
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1. Know the funder. Don't apply for things they don't fund - that just wastes everyone's time (mostly yours). Read their website, guidance, ask questions if it's not clear what they fund. Don't risk the application you spent hours working on going straight into the 'no' pile...
2. Fit the funder to the project, not the other way around. In other words, don't find a funder & think 'what can we do that they would fund?'. Start with the project & then see who would fund that type of work...
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