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Training: Funding Essentials

From January 30, 2018 10:00 until January 30, 2018 16:00
Categories: NHCVS
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Generating funding is challenging, competitive and takes time - so increase your chances of success by developing your skills.
Are you new to fundraising and want to know where to start? Or maybe you have had a go but are wondering why your bids are unsuccessful. 
This course is for staff, trustees and volunteers working in voluntary and community  organisations - particularly suitable for those targeting smaller/local sources of grant funding (up to £10k).

Course content

This one day course will provide information, hands-on practice and useful resources to take away. It will include:

  • Planning and preparing for your fundraising activity
  • Searching for relevant funding for your project
  • Writing effective applications and letters
  • Monitoring and reporting to funders; demonstrating impact


Learning outcomes

By completing this course you will:

  • Be able to describe your service and design/plan your project
  • Know where to find appropriate grant funders and explore other ways of generating income
  • Understand what funders are looking for and how to approach the key application questions
  • Develop an action plan to help you and your organisation improve your future chances of success


Kate Newton


£35 VCS – CVS members

£45 VCS - non members

£90 private/statutory


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