NFP WORKSHOPS
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ibenson@nfpworkshops.co.uk
Affordable training courses for charities, schools, associations and social enterprises

Bid Writing : The Basics

Organiser : NFP Workshops Trainer Name : Ian Benson

ATTENDEES  

Staff members, volunteers, board members or trustees of charities, schools, associations or not for profit organisations who are about to submit funding applications to large or small funders.

TOPICS COVERED

Who are the winners and losers in grant funding. How to identify the weaknesses in your project. What questions will funders will ask themselves about your bid. Common reasons for applications being rejected. The key terms in bid writing explained with examples of each. Make your application short but effective. 

Start telling funders the things they really want to hear. How to build greater credibility in the eyes of funders. Demonstrating that the beneficiaries of your project are involved. The importance of getting your numbers and totals right. What to do with all your supporting documents. Make your proofreading foolproof.

COST  

95. Refreshments provided. No VAT. No booking fees.

BOOKING TERMS  

Workshop bookings are non cancellable, non refundable and non transferable between dates. If you are unable to attend on the date booked you may send someone else in your place. All places must be booked using a debit or credit card through the online booking system. We do not issue invoices or accept bank or cheque payments. If you do not have a business debit card please use a personal one and claim reimbursement using the booking confirmation e-mail as proof of purchase.

QUESTIONS  

If you have a question please e-mail ibenson@nfpworkshops.co.uk and you will usually receive a response within 24 hours.

NOTICE

This workshop has a different trainer, syllabus and organiser to a workshop advertised in the Not For Profit Bulletin between July 2015 and Sept 2016.

London 20 February 2017 Booking Details
  27 February 2017 Booking Details
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Brighton 21 February 2017 Booking Details
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Southampton 22 February 2017 Booking Details
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Bristol 23 February 2017 Booking Details
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Reading 24 February 2017 Booking Details
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Nottingham 28 February 2017 Booking Details
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Birmingham 01 March 2017 Booking Details
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Manchester 02 March 2017 Booking Details
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Leeds 03 March 2017 Booking Details

Bid Writing : Advanced

Organiser : NFP Workshops Trainer Name : Ian Benson

ATTENDEES  

Staff members, volunteers, board members or trustees of charities, schools, associations or not for profit organisations who are about to submit funding applications to large or small funders.

It is assumed that you already know the basic bid writing skills of good preparation, eligibility checking, clear writing and adequate proof reading. If not you should attend The Basics workshop first.

TOPICS COVERED

What makes for a more fundable project. How to find new ideas for fundable projects. Developing new techniques that can have a wider impact. Can you criticise the establishment whilst asking for money. Knowing and managing your online profile. What pressures are funders' staff under. Handling multiple funding sources.

Working in partnership with others. How rich people make their money and what they like to fund. How to demonstrate that you will be able to pay running costs for new buildings. Use Freedom of Information laws to obtain statistics and generate fresh evidence. Use e-mail marketing to build up volunteers and donors even for brand new projects before you apply.

COST  

95. Refreshments provided. No VAT. No booking fees.

BOOKING TERMS  

Workshop bookings are non cancellable, non refundable and non transferable between dates. If you are unable to attend on the date booked you may send someone else in your place. All places must be booked using a debit or credit card through the online booking system. We do not issue invoices or accept bank or cheque payments. If you do not have a business debit card please use a personal one and claim reimbursement using the booking confirmation e-mail as proof of purchase.

QUESTIONS  

If you have a question please e-mail ibenson@nfpworkshops.co.uk and you will usually receive a response within 24 hours.

NOTICE 

This workshop has a different trainer, syllabus and organiser to a workshop advertised in the Not For Profit Bulletin between July 2015 and Sept 2016.

London 20 February 2017 Booking Details
  27 February 2017 Booking Details
  03 April 2017 Booking Details
  10 April 2017 Booking Details
 
Brighton 21 February 2017 Booking Details
  04 April 2017 Booking Details
 
Southampton 22 February 2017 Booking Details
  05 April 2017 Booking Details
 
Bristol 23 February 2017 Booking Details
  06 April 2017 Booking Details
 
Reading 24 February 2017 Booking Details
  07 April 2017 Booking Details
 
Nottingham 28 February 2017 Booking Details
  11 April 2017 Booking Details
 
Birmingham 1 March 2017 Booking Details
  12 April 2017 Booking Details
 
Manchester 02 March 2017 Booking Details
  13 April 2017 Booking Details
 
Leeds 03 March 2017 Booking Details