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Effective Bid Writing

Who is this for:

Those who are new to bid writing and want in depth knowledge and skills. Those who have some bid writing experience but wish to refresh their knowledge or further refine their skills.


In a world of funding cuts, effective bid writing is increasingly important for organisations to be successful. This course will give you some practical techniques and guidelines to enable you to make the most of funding opportunities.

Topics include:

  • Funder criteria – how do you match what they are looking for?
  • Effective methods of writing applications and presentation.
  • How to evidence need
  • How to answer key questions well
  • Project budgeting
  • Why applications fail and how to improve your chances of success

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services. We reserve the right to charge you for your ticket if you are not a member.

Free places are restricted to two per organisation for this session. Lunch is not included.

**Members failure to attend without prior cancellation will result in you being charged the standard full day member rate of £60**

Event map

Support Staffordshire (East Staffordshire) | Voluntary Services Centre | Union Street | Burton-on-Trent | DE14 1AA