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Friday, 24 November 2017 at 09:30 - Wednesday, 29 November 2017 at 12:30 (GMT)

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Are you looking for funding to run a project or service?

Would you like to talk with a successful fundraiser and get practical tips on how to improve your grants fundraising?


Get Funded is a short session for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises who are keen to improve their fundraising from grant-making trusts and foundations, local government, statutory and lottery sources.

You will learn:

  • The top 12 types of funder you can apply to today
  • How to describe the need for your project is needed - what to include, what to avoid
  • The difference between outputs & outcomes
  • How to use a 'Theory of Change' model in funding applications
  • How much funding to ask for? and when to seek 'match-funding'
  • How to see your project with a funder's eyes (are you a high risk investment?)
  • What 'outcomes focused' funding means for your work
  • 4 things funding proposals need to do to improve their chances of success
  • Answers to any questions you have about your existing proposals, applications or fundraising strategy

How it works?

  • Relaxed and participative environment
  • Using guided and group discussion
  • Individual planning worksheets
  • Short written exercises
  • Group role plays 

On leaving this session you will:

  • Leave with fundraising advice tailored to your organisation's needs
  • Have a set of tools you can use each time you need to prepare a proposal
  • Feel more confident communicating what your organisation stands for
  • Know why your existing fundraising proposals are letting you down and what to do about them
  • Feel more passionate about what you do and more energised about fundraising


Here's what previous participants had to say about this session:

“Well structured. Lots of key terms. Useful instrumentation”
Art Hub Studios.

“Points were explained in detail with real examples”
Mace Housing Group.

"We are currently in the process of preparing a number of bids and feel more confident in competing within the current funding environment" Xenia Demetriou, Director Eye4Change

"Gave a clear overview and model for how to get to the core of your project and tick funding boxes”
Lisa Bretherick.

Other training and support available:

• Build your funder pipeline: Growing & managing a portfolio of funders.
• How to engage your users in the development of your services.
• Using monitoring & evaluation data in proposal writing.
• Bi-monthly mentoring with professional fundraisers.

 We also provide in-house training which can be tailored to an organisation’s individual needs.

For more information about Get Funded and other training events email: or call 020 7254 8231 now.


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Event hashtag: #getfunded

  • Band A - Turnover up to £100k
  • Band B - Turnover between £100k - £200k
  • Band C - Turnover between £300k - £500k
  • Band D - Turnover over £500k


Do you have questions about Get Funded? Contact little bee::: community

When & Where

The Print House
18-22 Ashwin Street
E8 3DL
United Kingdom

Friday, 24 November 2017 at 09:30 - Wednesday, 29 November 2017 at 12:30 (GMT)

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Who we are...

Little Bee Community is a multi-disciplinary collective. Our team are business development professionals, fundraisers, agricultural engineers, architects, sustainability consultants and designers, all with a passion for work in the social space that improves lives in meaningful ways.

What we do...

We provide business development services to for-profit and not-for-profit organisations that enable them to operate more sustainably.

For charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises we offer:

  • Fundraising strategy & consultancy
  • Service improvement & innovation
  • Training & mentoring
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Analysis & research
  • Impact assessment & reporting

For private sector businesses we provide consultancy in:

  • Sustainability strategy
  • Innovation & Service Improvement
  • Employee engagement
  • Community Engagement 
  • Research & Impact reporting
  • Social Value strategy development

Visit now for more information about how we work and how we can help your organisation thrive.

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