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- your working party's aims, terms of reference and any work undertaken to date
- a detailed timetable of the planned work
- detailed costings for the funding you are requesting
- anticipated benefits arising from the funding you are requesting including how it satisfies the criteria below
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- it is clear that the additional funding will have a material impact on the project (perhaps with a longer time horizon)
- the project will provide thought leadership material/opportunities
- there is closeness of fit of the research's aims, objectives and planned outputs with the profession's strategy
- the plans for dissemination show clearly how members will benefit from the additional funding.
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