Free Resources from the Anna Dixon Consulting team

All of our most useful guides, templates and plans in one place

DIY Grant Swipe File

A swipe file is a collection of resources (and sometimes, inspiration) to help you get a headstart with writing projects. Whether you write grant applications yourself or pay someone else to help you, a swipe file will:

  • Save time
  • Improve the quality of your application
  • Position you to apply for a grant when it opens, instead of frantically looking for information.

Evaluation Methods

Which method/s will you use for your project evaluation, to ensure an authentic and effective evaluation process?

Our Ultimate Compilation of Evaluation Methods includes:

  • Testing & Data Collection
  • Economic & Financial Analysis
  • Participation & Performance
  • Qualitative Analysis

Grant Ready Guide – for businesses

Why should you be “grant ready”? Being grant ready means that instead of being reactive and scrambling to respond to grant applications as they emerge, you’re in control.

You’re prepared for opportunities that come up by having a well-planned project with the majority of the information you’ll need to write your application at hand.

Grant Ready Guide – for local governments and not-for-profits

Organisations who make the effort to be grant ready consistently do better at winning grants than those who ‘chance it’. The projects they implement also tend to have better outcomes as their projects have been more thoughtfully designed.

Project Planning Guide – for businesses

Before rushing off to write a grant application to fund your project, it’s best to create a project plan first.

Project planning dramatically improves your chances of winning grant funding, as you’ve got a well-designed project with all the vital information at your fingertips.

Project Planning Template – for businesses

Our Project Planning Template for Businesses will guide you through the process of creating a project plan. It takes you through each section with tips on how to complete them, along with examples of what it should look like.

Project Planning Guide – for local governments and not-for-profits

Before applying for any grants or embarking on a project, we strongly recommend preparing a project plan. This guide outlines each of the elements we include in a standard project plan.

Project Planning Template – for local government and not-for-profits

Our Project Planning Template for Local Governments and NFPs will guide you through the process of creating a project plan. It takes you through each section with tips on how to complete them, along with examples of what it should look like.

Business Case Basics Webinar Slides

Grab the slides that accompanied a recent presentation for the Wheatbelt Business Network’s members on the basics of Business Case preparation.

Square image of someone writing overlaid with text Business Case Basics Webinar Slide