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Bid Writing : The Basics and Advanced workshops

  • 13th September 2018 - 16th November 2018
  • Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh

Bid Writing : The Basics

TOPICS COVERED

Do you know the most common reasons for rejection ? Are you gathering the right evidence ? Are you making the right arguments ? Are you using the right terminology ? Are your numbers right ? Are you learning from rejections ?

Are you assembling the right documents ? Do you know how to create a clear and succinct standard funding bid ? Are you communicating with people or just excluding them ? Do you know your own organisation well enough ? Are you thinking through your projects carefully enough ?

Do you know enough about your competitors ? Do you know the trusts ? Are you answering the questions funders will ask themselves about your application ? Are you submitting applications correctly ?

The workshop consists of talk, questions and answers. There are no power points or audio visuals used.

ATTENDEES  

Staff members, volunteers, board members or trustees of charities, schools or not for profit organisations who are about to submit grant funding applications to grant making trusts and foundations.

 

Bid Writing : Advanced

TOPICS COVERED

Are you applying to the right trusts ? Are you applying to enough trusts ? Are you applying in the right ways ? Are your projects the most fundable projects ? Are you carrying out trust fundraising in a professional way ? Are you highly productive or just very busy ?

Are you looking for trusts in all the right places ? How do you compare with your competitors for funding ? Is the rest of your fundraising hampering your bids to trusts ? Do you understand what trusts are ideally looking for ?

The workshop consists of talk, questions and answers. There are no power points or audio visuals used.

ATTENDEES

Staff members, volunteers, board members or trustees of charities, schools or not for profit organisations who are about to submit grant funding applications to grant making trusts and foundations.

It is assumed that you already know the basic bid writing skills of good preparation, eligibility checking, clear writing and adequate proof reading. If you do not you should attend The Basics workshop first. Around half of all attendees attend both The Basics and Advanced workshops on the same day but there is no discount for attending both.

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£95 including booking fees. Refreshments provided. Each attendee will receive a full set of notes and copies of eight real successful funding bids by e-mail after the workshop.

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