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TBC 09:30am - 16:00pm with breaks

London Near King's Cross Station, London (TBC)

£185 per delegate (inc. VAT, course handbook & lunch)

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Finding Funding

A one day introductory Fundraising workshop

Raising funds can be a complex and challenging process. It can be daunting for anyone new to charity fundraising or who hasn’t received any formal training.

Our introductory course, Finding Funding, can help you to develop the tools and knowledge you need to be successful in your fundraising.

Much easier to follow than expected. Can’t wait to put into action what I have learnt today.

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Who should attend?

Staff, volunteers and trustees with little or no experience of fundraising;
Experienced managers taking on fundraising responsibilities for the first time or seeking to update their fundraising skills and knowledge.

Very well presented. Easy going, but a wealth of knowledge. Takes difficult concepts and breaks them down for ease of understanding. Very good sources of information provided the confidence to put together …funding proposals.

What’s involved?

  • Small interactive group workshop (maximum 12 people);
  • Led by an experienced fundraiser
  • Course handbook;
  • Lunch, coffee and biscuits!

What will we learn?

  • The relationship between long term goals, outcomes, outputs and activities
  • Gathering evidence of local and beneficiary needs
  • Developing a budget for a service
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Different sources of income and how they can be accessed
  • Undertaking prospect research;
  • Developing a fundraising strategy

Well communicated with detailed information and comprehensive coverage of funding tips, financial planning, procedures and sources of funding.

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TBC 09:30am - 16:30pm

London Close to Kings Cross

£185 inc. VAT

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Many charities want to secure public sector contracts, but find the tender writing process difficult and unmanageable.

Introduction to Tender Writing is designed to help you understand and manage the process as well developing the skills and resources you need to write and submit high quality tenders.

“Excellent and very informative, delivered in a relaxed manner.”

Well delivered at an understandable pace, by a competent tutor.

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What does the course involve?

  • Navigating the different elements of a tender opportunity
  • Finding tender opportunities
  • Becoming contract-ready
  • Understanding the specification
  • Identifying whether an opportunity should be pursued
  • Developing focused Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Invitation to Tender submissions
  • Making your submission readable
  • Writing a good answer

Who should attend?

This is a beginner’s workshop intended for staff, volunteers and trustees with little or no experience of tender writing.

How is it delivered?

  • Small interactive group workshop (maximum 12 people);
  • Led by an experienced tender writer
  • Course Handbook;
  • Lunch, coffee and biscuits!
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TBC 09:30am - 16:30pm

London Close to Kings Cross

£185 inc. VAT

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Making grant applications can be a real challenge and we know that many fundraisers find it a daunting process.

In order to help you develop the tools and knowledge you need to be successful in your grant applications we have developed our introductory course, Successful Grant Fundraising.

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Who should attend?

Staff, volunteers and trustees with little or no experience of fundraising;
Experienced managers taking on fundraising responsibilities for the first time or seeking to update their fundraising skills and knowledge.

What’s involved?

  • Small interactive group workshop (maximum 12 people);
  • Interactive development of an application
  • Led by an experienced fundraiser
  • Course handbook;
  • Lunch, coffee and biscuits!

What will we learn?

  • The grant funding environment
  • What grant funders are looking for
  • Undertaking funder research
  • Demonstrating need
  • Identifying outputs and outcomes
  • Communicating your project and organisation
  • Presenting your costs
  • Style and presentation
  • Providing supporting information
  • Monitoring and evaluation