This workshop will cover:
- How to research and find grant fundraising opportunities (covering both trusts and foundations, and statutory sources)
- How to write a good application
- How to answer the typical questions which come up in most application forms
- How to think ‘like a funder’
- The course will also include 3 ‘workshop’ exercises so participants can put into practice what they have learnt.
Workshop level: aimed at people with limited experience in trust and statutory funding, or those who are looking to further develop their skills to take advantage of funding opportunities.
Trainer Bio: Jo Ryan
Jo Ryan has extensive experience of fundraising for small and medium-sized charities. Her areas of expertise are statutory fundraising, tendering for contracts and trust fundraising. She has worked as the Fundraising and Development Manager for Victim Support Southwark. In this role, she was a sole fundraiser and as such, she understands the need for developing and implementing an effective fundraising strategy for a small charity with limited resources and support. Jo is also Vice-Chair of trustees of the charity Women in Prison, and has a Masters in Criminology and Forensic Psychology.
Trainer Bio: Sarah Boardman
Sarah Boardman has over ten years experience working in fundraising in the voluntary sector. Her areas of expertise are trust fundraising and making complex funding applications for charitable projects. She previously successfully managed all of Trust Fundraising for The Salvation Army. Sarah has a Masters in Development Studies and has supported a number of grassroots International NGOs to develop their fundraising capacity.
We ask that all attendees arrive 15 minutes before the workshop starts to allow for registration and ensure a timely start and the smooth running of the workshop.
If the places have all been filled please do add your details to the waitlist and we will let you know as soon as a place becomes available.
Cancellations and Refunds:
If you cancel your place at least 2 full working days before the event takes place then you are entitled to a full refund by request. Refunds for cancellations after this point are given at the discretion of Small Charities Coalition.
If you cannot make a workshop please advise us as soon as possible. Workshops normally have a waitlist and if you notify us early enough then there's a good chance another charity can attend in your place.
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Small Charities Coalition
Small Charities Coalition is a national support and networking organisation that helps trustees, staff and volunteers of small charities access the skills, tools and information they need to get going and do what they do best.
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