LGNSW Learning and Development

This course is available via:


Interactive online
Remote learning tailored to your council


In-house face to face
Delivered at your council


Member calendar training
Either face-to-face or interactive online for individual participants


Learning and Development  

Phone: 02 9242 4081
[email protected]

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Course Dates
12 Feb 2024Register Now
4 Apr 2024Register Now

Developing Successful Grant Applications

Price: $462 incl GST
Duration: 9.00am-12.30pm

This practical workshop will develop participants’ skills in writing persuasive proposals, submissions and grant applications.

Who should attend?
Staff at all levels, particularly those responsible for developing grant applications.


  • Public/Private partnerships
  • Corporate social responsibility - where do governments fit in?
  • Interaction with your target market - social cohesion
  • Review council funding policies and procedures – do they need to be looked at?
  • Inter-council communication on funding applications
  • Internal evaluation processes
  • Sustainability – what happens after the funding?
  • Advocacy, networking & relationship management outside
  • Crowd funding for Local Government
  • Bequests for Local Government

The facilitator will use group discussions, Local Government case studies to help you transfer your learning to the workplace.

Participants are encouraged to bring in samples of their work, or a current project, to receive guidance and feedback during the workshop.

Local Government NSW has a range of experienced facilitators who use discussions, case studies and local government-oriented examples to help transfer learning to the workplace. Facilitator details will be available prior to the course.