The presentation identifies the essential elements and skills that are necessary to construct and write competitive bids and tenders. This will be especially appropriate for those becoming responsible for designing projects to attract funding from a range of sources including trusts, local authorities, local – regional or central government. We enable attendees to explore bid writing using supportive and accessible learning strategies.
This presentation draws on the experience and knowledge of bidding and commissioning experts with considerable success in their fields.
We will cover:
Sources of Funding – being fit for funding
Understanding the ‘language’ of bidding
The do’s and don’ts for applicants!
Key bid features – including milestones, outputs, activities, results
Attendees will be able to:
Focus on key responses required by funders
Translate the language of funding into accessible bid responses
Recognise the difference between active and passive responses
Recognise the difference between strong and less effective applications
Systems Design and responses to scoring regimes
Who Should Attend?
Staff with little or no experience of bid writing from:
Registered charities, Community & Voluntary Sector organisations, colleges, universities, arts organisations, faith organisations, non-government organisations, local authorities, research institutes, Council for Voluntary Services, learning partnerships, business links and associations and training providers, prime contractors, private sector sub-contractors, CCGs, NRF and other regeneration partnerships.