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Grant Hackers

tricks, tools and techniques for more effective grant writing

Grant Hackers - tricks, tools and techniques for more effective grant writing

Learn to Learn:  Draw Deeper Lessons From  Grant Proposals’ Failures (And Successes)

Learn to Learn: Draw Deeper Lessons From Grant Proposals’ Failures (And Successes)

Everybody (or almost everybody) says that mistakes are life’s best teachers; there is a mantra in startup circles that goes along the lines of “fail early, fail often, fail better”.…

Want to Write Successful Grants? Stay Mentally and Physically Strong

Writing a grant takes its toll. There are multiple reasons why this is so. Some of them are outside of our control while others are within our sphere of influence.…

Beat Procrastination In The New Year With This Simple Technique

From time to time, everyone hits a creativity dry patch. Everyone procrastinates. Whatever the reason, it is hard to get started. It is hard to stay motivated at all times. And indeed,…

4 Things I Learnt During The Lockdown About Grant Writing

4 Things I Learnt During The Lockdown About Grant Writing

To say that 2020 was a challenging year would be the mother of all understatements. Thankfully, it is almost over and surely 2021 won’t be worse. But 2020 was good…

The End Of The Pathway, The Begining Of The Road

The End Of The Pathway, The Begining Of The Road

On the 27/january/2020  UK Research And Innovation announced that the requirement to write a separate document describing “Pathways to Impact” has been dropped and that, starting in March 2020, new grant applications…

Eight Personality Types To Consider When Writing Grants

Eight Personality Types To Consider When Writing Grants

We are born into a gamut of social networks: our families, neighbourhoods, religious communities, schools, political tribes, football teams, etc. Human beings simply cannot function in isolation. We are social…

Its All Basic Greek To Me

Its All Basic Greek To Me

One of the best ways to improve your grant hacking skills is to methodically track your successes and failures and regularly going back to the text of these grants and…

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