What is funding burden, you ask? It’s the term I am using for the value of the time community organisations spend applying for and reporting on grants – a value which is often wildly out of proportion to the actual money on offer. This is a concept I have been exploring, developing and blogging about over the last year, and I was privileged to speak on the topic in Melbourne this week at the Australian Institute of Grant Management’s annual conference.
Here is my presentation, which explores funding burden and Todd Foundation’s journey to measure and address it:
So folks, is it time to address Funding Burden? I welcome your ideas and discussion.