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How to generate funding and write more successful bids

This is a  2 hour online training course “How to generate funding and write successful bids”

10.00am – 12.30pm with a break

To book – please use our online booking form – generate funding and successful bids

This webinar provides crucial details of current funding sources and offers effective guidance on how Councils can successfully apply for grants.

It can be a daunting prospect knowing where to start when looking to source grants or writing funding bids. This session will outline the practical steps necessary to attain grants – enabling more confident and accomplished bid-writing.

This session will cover: –

  1. Funding sources and where to look
  2. Becoming a more confident and successful fundraiser
  3. Practical steps necessary to attain grants
  4. The application process and writing funding bids
  5. Preparation – planning thoroughly in advance
  6. Building the Case for Funding
  7. Understanding Eligibility Criteria
  8. Fundraising strategies – generate income from multiple sources

Part 1. 10.00-11.00:  Current Grant Availability

An outline of the key funding sources available, grant criteria and what funders are looking for and how to apply.

30 minute break

Part 1. 11.30-12.30:  Writing more Successful Bids

  • Preparation – planning your project and bid thoroughly in advance
  • Understanding and meeting eligibility criteria – cutting through the jargon
  • Building the case for funding
  • Writing robust bids and the application process

Mike Deegan has extensive experience of developing successful community grant applications with both a leading Charity and during seven years as a Parish Councillor in Staffordshire.


Oct 08 2020


10:00 am - 12:30 pm


£25 (£50 non affiliated)
Zoom Room


Zoom Room