Improve your Bid-writing success rate

Dates: Friday 5th December 2014

Venue & Times: Central London, near Bond Street tube on the Central Line. 09:30 registration, 10:00 start. Lunch and refreshments provided. Ends 16:30

Aim: To offer delegates a practical guide to writing a good funding bid.

Who should attend? Those who want to learn techniques to make your bid stand out and have a greater chance of success. 

Content: This training will cover -

  • What funders are looking for and what funders hate
  • Contracts and commissioning processes
  • Focussing on outcomes not process
  • llustrating how a project is to be delivered and making expected results come to life

Outcomes: By the end of the session participants will leave with –

  • Knowledge of how to tailor language to funders and commissioners
  • Knowing how to see bids from a funders / commissioners perspective
  • Knowing how to sell your project as unique
  • Knowing how to sell your project as being good value for money
  • Knowing how to tell a story in your bid
  • Knowing how to separate project and core costs
  • An understanding of how to build a strong case for funding support
  • An understanding of how to sell a tight project budget
  • An understanding of exit strategies and sustainability

Methodology: The session will offer a blend of individual reflection; group exercises; creative and engaging computer-based exercises; presentation; role-plays.

Costs: £75 (Charities with 0-9 employees); £150 (Charities with 10-19 employees); £225 (Charities with 20+ employees); £225 (Social Enterprises and CICs); £350 (Companies); £50 (Voice4Change members with over three months membership). 10% off the costs for organisations who are Voice4Change members less than three months.
To book your place please on 5th December please visit:
For more information email: or call (020) 3405 5212

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