*Delegates: Bring your own draft bids!*
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!
- 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’.
Centre Supporting Voluntary Action Chelmsford
Burgess Well House, Coval Lane,
Located in central Chelmsford opposite Halford House. Entry at side of the building past some grey gates. It is an easy 5 minute walk from Chelmsford station and is also close to the bus station. Getting the train to this location is extremely easy if you are on a mainline. We strongly recommend using the train, or if you are driving, the Park & Ride, or for details of car parking see here. If you choose to drive, use the postcode CM1 1TD for best satnav results.
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