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About Your Organisation

Your Vision, Mission, and Strategy

Your Organisation's Track Record

Your Board, Staff, and Volunteers

Organisational Compliance

Funding Sources

Developing a Funding Strategy

​Building Relationships & Identifying Opportunities for Collaboration

Developing a Proposal

Identifying Risk

Setting Objectives and Measuring Outcomes

Your Budget

Writing the Funding Application

An Executive Summary and Cover Letter

Describing Your Proposal

Demonstrating Your Organisation's Strengths

Contract Compliance


Resources & Toolkits

Identifying Needs

About Your Organisation

Your Vision, Mission, and Strategy

Your Organisation's Track Record

Your Board, Staff, and Volunteers

Organisational Compliance

Quality Standards, Frameworks, and Guidelines

Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (WANADA). (2012). Standard on Culturally Secure Practice (Alcohol and other Drug Sector). WANADA: Perth, Western Australia.

Western Australian Drug and Alcohol Office and WANADA. (2005). The Western Australian Alcohol and Other Drug Sector Quality Framework. WANADA: Perth, Western Australia.

Roche, A.M., Evans, K., Steenson, T., Pidd, K., Lee, N., & Cusack, L. (2012). Australia’s Alcohol and Other Drug Telephone Information, Referral, and Counselling Services: A Guide to Quality Service Provision. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.

Victorian Government Department of Human Services. (2008). Shaping the Future: The Victorian Alcohol and Other Drug Quality Framework. Victorian Government Department of Human Services: Melbourne, Victoria.

NSW Department of Health. (2007). Drug and Alcohol Treatment Guidelines for Residential Settings. NSW Department of Health: North Sydney, NSW.

NSW Department of Health. (2008). Drug and Alcohol Psychosocial Interventions: Professional Practice Guidelines. NSW Department of Health: North Sydney, NSW.

Shand, F., & Gates, J. (2004). Treating Alcohol Problems: Guidelines for Alcohol and Drug Professionals. Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing: Canberra.

Crane, P., Buckley, J. and Francis, C. (2012). A Framework for Youth Alcohol and Other Drug Practice. Youth Alcohol and Drug Good Practice Guide. Brisbane: Dovetail.

Department Resource
Australian Government Department of Health National Standards for Mental Health Services
South Australian Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Australian Service Excellence Standards (ASES) 
Homelessness New South Wales National Standards for Homelessness Services
New South Wales Department of Family and Community Services Good Practice Guidelines
Victorian Department of Human Services Department of Human Services Standards (Victoria)
Queensland Government Department of Communities, Child Safety, and Disability Services Human Services Quality Standards
Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services Quality and Safety Standards Framework
Western Australian Department of Health Strategic Plan for Safety and Quality in Health Care
Northern Territory Department of Health Quality Assurance
ACT Health Safety and Quality Framework

Funding Sources

Developing a Funding Strategy

Building Relationships & Identifying Opportunities for Collaboration

Developing a Proposal

Designing Your Proposal

Identifying Risk

Setting Objectives and Measuring Outcomes

Your Budget

Writing the Funding Application

How to Write Well

Setting the Scene

Demonstrating Your Organisational Stengths


Reports

Writing the Funding Application

Contract Compliance

Australian National Audit Office (2007). Developing and Managing Contracts: Getting the Right Outcome, Paying the Right Price. Canberra: Department of Finance and Administration.

Funding Sources

Developing a Funding Strategy


Journal Articles

About Your Organisation

Your Board, Staff, and Volunteers

Writing the Funding Application

Contract Compliance


Books

Maslen, A. (2009). Write to Sell: The Ultimate Guide to Great Copywriting. Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pty Ltd.

Joyaux, S.P. (2011). Strategic Fund Development: Building Profitable Relationships That Last. John Wiley & Sons.

Carlson, M., & O'Neal-McElrath, T. (2008). Winning grants step by step (4th ed). John Wiley & Sons.

Covey, S. (1989). The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. Free Press, United States.

Drunker, P.F. (1990). From Managing the Nonprofit Organization: Principles and Practices. New York: HarperCollins.

Bauer, D.G. (2011). The 'How To' Grants Manual: Successful Grantseeking Techniques for Obtaining Public and Private Grants: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Stringfield, M.I. (2013). The Art and Science of Persuasive Grant Writing: An Empirical Framework for Writing Winning Grants. San Diego State University.

Niedritis, A., Niedrite, L., & Kozmina, N. (2011). Performance measurement framework with formal indicator definitions. In Perspectives in Business Informatics Research (pp. 44-58). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Ward, D. (2006). Writing Grant Proposals That Win. 3rd ed. Sudbury: Jones and Bartlett.

Wason, S. D. (2004). Webster’s New World Grantwriting Handbook. Hoboken: Wiley.

Gitlin, L. N. & Lyons, K.J. (2008). Successful Grant Writing: Strategies for Health and Human Service Professionals (3rd ed). New York: Springer.

Cioffi, F. (2005). The Imaginative Argument: A Practical Manifesto for Writers. Princeton: Princeton UP.

Frederick, P. (2012). Persuasive Writing: How to Harness the Power of Words. UK: Pearson.


Toolkits & Resources

NSW Government Family and Community Services. Development Tool Kit for Non-Government Organisations. Service Providers Preparing for the Future.

NSW Community Services. (2011). The Grantseeker Manual. Downloaded from http://www.communitybuilders.nsw.gov.au/grantseekermanualfinal.pdf.

Roberts, J. (2014). Grant Application Training Manual. Downloaded from http://www.homelessnessnsw.org.au/uploads/50463/ufiles/IDF/Grant_Application_Training_Manual_-_February_2014.pdf

Teach A Man To Fish. (2008). Manual 2: How to Evaluate Your Organisation. Downloaded from http://teachamantofish.org.uk/resources/schoolinabox/Manual2-HowtoEvaluateYourOrganization.pdf.

Your Vision, Mission, and Strategy

Your Board, Staff, and Volunteers

Funding Development Team

Watch the YouTube Videos below for some ideas about how to engage staff, build employee commitment to organisational strategies, and work in effective teams.

Developing a Funding Strategy

Identifying Opportunities for Collaboration

Identifying Risk

Your Budget

How To Write Well

Writing An Executive Summary and Cover Letter

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