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Bidding for glory – how to write a successful grant application

pen and paperApplying for grants can be a daunting prospect even for the most experienced community group.

Iman Kouchouk, a grants officer here at Community Spaces, has produced an excellent series of guides to give your group the best chance of success when bidding for funds.

The Preparing Your Bid guides are all available via the Useful Information page on our website or you can click the links here for top tips on

Iman says: “The key words in successful funding applications are content and clarity.

“If you can provide clear and concise answers to all the questions posed by the funder it will save time and frustration as well as convincing them that you are taking a professional approach to the application.

“If you can make life easy for them, they may well be more disposed to make life a lot better for you!”

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