Are you nervous about applying for a grant or don't even know where to start?
The host of this course is Amra Pajalic, a multiple grant recipient who also has experience as an assessor on Creative Victoria's Literature Panel.
Your host knows grants from both sides of the table so has a wealth of insights.
Amra is here to share information with you so you can confidently and competently apply for writing and business grants.
Yes! You'll get to see a real life example of a successful grant!
Find out how to approach your grant application.
BONUS: A WHOLE MODULE ON THE EMDG GRANT (Export Market Development Grant) to help you with overseas marketing of your works!
Explore a current list of literary and writing business grant opportunities!
Explain the grant process, from application right through to execution.
Show you how to plan your project in light of what the assessors will be looking for.
Explain the importance of support letters in your grant application, and how to go about getting them.
Help you think about project viability and to put your application in the best light.
Help you maximise the effects of the grant to further your writing career.
Explain the EMDG Grant and how to apply.
This Grants for Australian Writers course will save you a huge amount of time and take away the confusion of literary and small business grant applications.
You'll learn what to focus on and why, as well as the how of putting your submission together.
Taught by a successful grant recipient and grant assessor, this course will reveal the simple steps you need to take to give your writing project the best chance of success.
Are you nervous about applying for a grant due to the fear of being rejected? This course will set you at ease and also give you plenty of ideas for how to deal with rejection if it does come your way.
But fear of rejection is no excuse to not apply for a grant! And with this course, you'll know what it takes to give a grant application your best shot.
This course could help you establish and build your writing career, improve your craft, earn grants worth thousands of dollars and build your author business.
Join author, small press owner, grant recipient and grant assessor Amra Pajalic for this course to give yourself the best chance of applying for and winning an Australian literary or small business writing grant.
In this course, you will:
"If I'd had the opportunity to do this course before I first applied for my first lot of grants, I might have received my first grant much sooner!"
Amra Pajalic, Course Host
"I learned so much from working with Amra on this course, it makes me question why I've never applied for a writing or business grant for my writing efforts before!"
Anna Featherstone, Author and Founder, Bold Authors
Introduction and Welcome to the Course
How a grant can support your writing goals and business
Grant basics and hot tips
The types of writing and business grants available to authors
How to successfully apply for grants
How to select a writing sample for a creative grant
The importance of support letters and how to get them
Other supporting documents you will need
How to make your application stand out - in a good way!
What happens if your grant application is rejected?
How to meet your grant obligations
How to maximise your grant to build your author business and writing career
Example of a real world, successful funding application
Where to find current grant opportunities
All about the EMDG
Export Market Development Grant
14 VIDEO MODULES
ANNOTATED SAMPLE OF A REAL WORLD GRANT APPLICATION (PDF)
GUIDED QUESTIONS TO ANSWER THE CRITERION (PDF)
LIST OF CURRENT GRANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR AUSTRALIAN WRITERS
BONUS MODULE: EMDG GRANT FOR WRITERS
A GREAT COURSE TO EMPOWER YOU TO APPLY FOR AND SUCCESSFULLY ACQUIT YOUR GRANT