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Want industry tips on how to delete an unsubmitted application but use the data, gather feedback, or handle an ineligible application?

Answers to this question and more can be found on the AIGM members forum, with free access for many SmartyGrants users).

GRANTS ACTION LIST

Taken from the Grants in Australia 2017 research study, the biggest research of its type in the country, we've produced a top-ten action list for grantmakers.

Click here to read more about what grantmakers must do now to increase their impact.

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The AIGM has been facilitating grantmaking networking, events and training for more than a decade.

These include our annual Grantmaking in Australia Conference, as well as Grantmaking Musters and other training opportunities.

All training is delivered by experienced, engaging and knowledgeable practitioners, and has been road-tested in the field to guarantee its relevance at the coalface.

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Grants News

Measure twice, cut once: Why social impact measurement is an essential skill

Impact specialist Andrew Callaghan has analysed new Australian government strategies for "commissioning for outcomes" and says grantmakers should be ready to lead when it comes to understanding impact and achieving measurable results.

Are social impact bonds still the grants of the future?

Social impact bonds are a way of getting private investors to fund for-purpose programs, with their ethically-minded investing repaid if sought-after outcomes are achieved.

Funders faster to reply to applications

Federal agencies have made big strides in reducing decision times for grant applications, as grantmakers show a promising downward trend, SmartyGrants stats show.

Don't sap the life out of the organisations you're trying to help

"It's time to clear the air and be honest about how much time, energy, and resources these systems are sapping from non-profit organisations - and how simpler, more efficient systems would achieve all the same information objectives and dramatically increase their utility."

Assess yourself: Time for a grants health check?

The Australian Institute of Grants Management is keen to help you get the most out of your grants program. That's why we've developed a Grants Health Check.