“Better Bid Writing” training course

February 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
BLNC offices
82 Grimsby Road
£50 pp
Karl Elliott
01472 361043

“Better Bid Writing Training”
Full day training session aimed at people writing funding bids or grant applications within the voluntary sector.

when: Monday 10th February 2020
start. Arrive & refreshments from 9.30am
finish by 4pm.

where: 82 Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes – the Big Local North Cleethorpes building

light buffet provided at lunch break.

Places are very limited – booking essential and may be restricted to max 2 people per organisation.

Places are £50 per person. £90 for two people from same org.
Ideally full payment is due before Monday 20th January 2020. VANEL will invoice. Payment can be via BACS, cheque or cash. Please ask for alternative payment arrangements if necessary.


There are three main sections to the day:
1. context of funding bids
2. practicalities of grant applications
3. writing better bids

In outline:
Context: Setting the context of funding and grants. Where do grants come from? local, regional, national etc. Types of funder and types of grant. where and how to find funders.
Types of funding application process.

Practicalities: the process of applying and how to get this right. coordinating your efforts. avoiding pitfalls. managing your applications.

Better Bids: Pitching your needs. Providing evidence. Building your argument. Budgets and finances. Project management. Outputs, outcomes, milestones and more. Good writing skills.

Wrapping up: tips and advice, Q&A etc

book via Karl Elliott, 01472 361043, karl@vanel.org.uk

Find out more about funding support from VANEL here.