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The art of writing a funding application

Community Southwark

Tuesday, 1 May 2018 from 10:00 to 14:00 (BST)

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Community Southwark Member 30 Apr 2018 Free £0.00
Non Community Southwark Member 30 Apr 2018 £50.00 £0.00

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This half-day workshop will introduce participants to the key aspects of filling in a funding application effectively. It will support participants to understand the jargon used, think about what key information is needed to complete successful grant applications and the langiage to use to convey idea effectively and succinctly.

Who should attend? 

This course is suitable for anyone who: 

•   Is involved with fundraising for the organisation 
•   Is new to fundraising 
•   Is starting up an organisation

Course content

  • Understand the different sections of an application form;
  • Understand monitoring and evaluation: proving the need, know your SMART Outcomes
  • Plan your budget: what might you ask for money for, what makes a strong budget
  • Get the language right
  • Understand how to explain the need

Training Outcomes 

On completion of this workshop participants will be able to: 

  • identify what funders are asking for in different sections of an application form 
  • be familiar with specific terminology used in fundraising 
  • be amiliar with the language of funders
  • understand what information to put in a bid
  • be confident filling out funding applications


CAS members: FREE

Non-CAS members:  £50

Please see our Training Terms and Conditions before booking your place. We ask that a maximum of two people per organisation book to attend as we have limited places.

Please note that booking and then failing to attend may result in a charge to your organisation.

Lunch is not provided for this course. Ideally, if you could bring lunch with you that would be great. Otherwise there is a café next to Cambridge House, or we can provide you with directions to other local cafes and supermarkets nearby.

Training Provider 
 Community Southwark, Development Team

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Cambridge House
1 Addington Square
SE5 0HF London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 1 May 2018 from 10:00 to 14:00 (BST)

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Community Southwark

We equip Southwark’s voluntary organisations and community groups with the tools and information they need to help them make a difference in the communities they serve. Community Southwark is a Registered Charity (no. 1105835) and a company limited by guarantee in England and Wales (no. 5090324).

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