Short Online Course

Successful Grant Funding


Find up to date information about grants available to small Australian businesses. We’ve included our insider notes and feedback from successful applicants. It’s not as hard as you think.

A boost in funding from a government or industry body can allow a tourism business to achieve any number of things that they would otherwise be unable to do. The process of finding and applying for grants can be daunting. This course will give you the confidence to put together a compelling application for the next funding opportunity that comes your way.

In this online course, we will show you current grant opportunities, how to develop a winning application that showcases a well thought out project design and is aligned with the goals of the funder while also satisfying your own objectives. We will explain the process of government grants, the expectations of the funders and how to ensure your submission will stand out among the rest.

Course topics

  • Introduction to grant writing
  • Identifying opportunities and finding the right grant
  • Assessing requirements and creating a plan
  • Streamlining documentation and gathering data
  • Aligning funders’ goals and project needs
  • Securing support and networking
  • Writing, proofing and submission
  • Measuring and Reporting
  • Developing multi-year funding relationship

Course content

1 hour


In this webinar, Alison talks through the process of putting together a funding application, from project planning, drafting, pulling together documentation, proofing and submission. The workshop covers the expected inclusions of a funding proposal as well as how businesses can work towards multi-year support.
1 hour

Guest Presenters

Alison Shaw

Alison Shaw is Principal and Founder of The Right Grant and is based in Tambo, Qld. With a successful career in local government that focused on community development, arts and culture, and securing over $20 million in funding for her region. she now uses her ability, life experience and knowledge of the funding space to match projects to the right fund and secure investment for her clients. She is also a partner in Tambo Teddies, the well-known and successful regional business.

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