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Developing Funding Proposals—A Guidance Manual for Practitioners resource—WA RDA Network

08 February 2017

The WA RDA Network has collaborated to produce a resource for developing funding proposals, ‘A Guidance Manual for Practitioners’.

The manual draws extensively on the requirements of the Building Better Regions Fund and can be used as a reference guide, workshop resource or as a step-by-step tool for preparing a funding submission. Each section provides exercises that will assist proponents to consider the aspects needed for a strong funding submission.

The manual can be downloaded from or is available by contacting

Please note that a printable .eps version is not yet available. Appendix A can be easily amended to refer to selected funding progammes available in other states.