Financial and in-kind support can help organistions transform their idea into reality. Getting the right support for your project can mean bringing in more financial resources, new expertise, contacts and in-kind support. The information below has some questions for you to consider and tips for gaining external support.
Generally we would not expect to be the only source of funding for your request, even though we may be the major contributor. We also anticipate that most organisations will make a contribution from their own resources, whether financial or in kind. We are able to work with you to offer ideas for other resources and relationships that you may be able to source to make your project more viable.
Before looking for external support, it’s important to think through and be clear about why you need support and what for. Starting from this point will help you to decide who to approach, how to engage them in a relevant way, and rouse enthusiasm for your proposal. It can help to think about questions such as:
Other helpful tips: