Skip Main Navigation
Page Content

Save This Event

Event Saved

An Introduction to Grant Fundraising Workshop

Small Charities Coalition

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 from 10:00 to 17:00 (BST)

An Introduction to Grant Fundraising Workshop

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Standard Ticket 23h 38m £30.00 £0.00 Add to Waitlist

Share An Introduction to Grant Fundraising Workshop

Event Details

An introduction to Grant Fundraising
This fundraising workshop is designed to help upskill charities on finding, applying for and securing grant funding from trusts, foundations and statutory sources. It will be delivered by the team at the Bright Ideas Partnership.

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.


You must be a member of Small Charities Coalition in order to attend this workshop. If you aren't already you can register for free here.

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.

Do you have questions about An Introduction to Grant Fundraising Workshop? Contact Small Charities Coalition

Save This Event

Event Saved

When & Where

City Business Library,
EC2V 7HH London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 from 10:00 to 17:00 (BST)

  Add to my calendar


Small Charities Coalition

Small Charities Coalition is a national membership 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.

For more information visit

  Contact the Organiser
An Introduction to Grant Fundraising Workshop
Things to do in London Course Charity & Causes

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.