Writing Funding Bids
A practical, engaging online course for those who are new to writing bids or who want to build their confidence and develop their skills.
“I feel really empowered by the knowledge you shared. It was easy to understand, constructive and actionable. So thank you so much!” Sarah
About the course
Delivered over 3 sessions through a mix of discussion, presentation and exercises to complete in your own time.
Packed full of relevant ideas and activities to put it into action. Delivery will be friendly and hands-on, providing lots of opportunities for sharing tips and asking questions, as well as live examples.
Session 1: Thurs 6 August 2020 10am-11.30am
Session 2 & 3: Thurs 13 August 2020 10am-11.15am and 11.45am-1pm
Sessions delivered via Zoom.
We will cover:
Who are funders and what are they looking for?
Planning your bid
Pitching your project
Budgeting for your bid
Working with partners
Showing what your project will do
Increasing your chances of success
Next steps and getting started on your bid
Ideal if you’re working in a small arts organisation or producing your own projects. If you’re a freelance creative, interested in an arts career, or if you have just taken on a fundraising role, then this course will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to write successful funding bids.
“A great mix of practical and informative. I found the whole thing really inspiring and has informed my process massively. I feel like going forward I will be a more successful and confident producer.” Lou
“A really clear and insightful introduction and really motivated me to get writing some bids!” Niki