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
Community360
Winsley's House, High Street,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO1 1UG

Location Notes

Central Colchester, at bottom of High Street/top of East Hill. Opposite The Minories art gallery and FirstSite. Look for a white building with dark blue doors. Please be advised that this location has differing floor levels.

Nearest car park is Greyfriars Car Park off Castle Road & Roman Road which is a privately run car park. For other car parks and public transport see this page. Cheapest all day car park for delegates arriving before 9am is NCP in Osbourne Street.

Date/Time
23 August 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