Bid Writing Workshop

*Limited spaces!*

*Delegates: Bring your own draft bids!*

Overview

This full-day course is designed for both people who have bid writing experience and those who are new to it and want to practice their technique under the guidance of the trainer. The workshop recaps some key points, delivers further information on fund raising and culminates in a practical session whereby participants can work on a real bid they are developing, or work on a simulated bid. This course is designed for both people who have bid writing experience and those who are new to it and want to practice their technique under the guidance of the trainer. Places are limited on this course, so book now to work with a bid writing expert!

We’ll Cover

  • The analysis of funding conversion rates (why bids succeed/fail)
  • Funder drivers i.e. identifying funder priorities
  • Constructing an effective bid/‘framing’: analysis and development of the key sections and headers which make for effective funding bids
  • Target setting – outcomes, outputs and planning ahead
  • Innovative budgeting
  • Writing tips

Benefits to You

By the end of the workshop, you will be familiar with the key principles in bid writing and be able to think creatively about ‘framing’ your bids. You will know how to write concise and unambiguous answers to questions in application forms and have explored techniques which improve your bid writing skills in order to compete successfully in the funding ‘market’.

Course Location

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Location
Centre Supporting Voluntary Action Chelmsford
Burgess Well House, Coval Lane,
Chelmsford,
Essex,
CM1 1FW

Location Notes

Located in central Chelmsford opposite Halford House. Entry at side of the building past some grey gates. 5 minute walk from Chelmsford station and close to bus station. We strongly recommend using Park & Ride or for details of car parking see here.  If you choose to drive, use the postcode CM1 1TD for best satnav results.

Date/Time
15 October 2019
9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Categories

Bookings

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Ticket TypePriceSpaces
BURSARY Uttlesford based groups with registered charity status£25.00
Voluntary and community organisations, towns and parish councils and CICs with less than £100,000 income pa£70.00
Voluntary and community organisations, towns and parish councils and CICs with over £500,000 income pa£180.00
Voluntary and community organisations, towns and parish councils and CICs with £100,000 - £500,000 income pa£125.00