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Ideal for community and voluntary organisations who are new to applying for grant funding. This session will take you through the crucial steps you need to take to help you ensure your organisation has the best chance of success with your grant bids. Researching and understanding what to put in a grant application can be confusing. This session is ideal for anyone who is new to writing grant applications or those who find it overwhelming.
Who's it for?
This introductory session is aimed at organisations who have little or no experience in applying for grant funding. 
Aim of the session:
As the funding pot gets smaller, groups need to be able to write more effective applications to help fund their projects. This introductory session will provide guidance on:
  • What to do before writing a bid - including research, planning and budgets

  • How to find funders - ways to research and identify grant funders

  • What to include in an application - best practice.

  • Common pitfalls to avoid.

There will also be an opportunity to exchange ideas and concerns with other groups.


Outcomes for Learners:

  • Understand the best way to prepare for grant applications.
  • Understand different ways to find and research funders.
  • Understand common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid.
  • Understand best practice when completing applications.


The course will be delivered a Development Officer at CVS Cheshire East. Members of the Development Team and have a number of years experience in the voluntary sector and a great deal of experience supporting organisations when applying for grants.


If there are any queries about this or any other training course please contact Heidi Bibby, Development Officer on 01270 763100 or email:


Cancellation - Please note that although the session is free to CVS Cheshire East Members- non attendance/cancellation without 3 working days' notice of will result a charge of £20 being invoiced. Non-member organisations will be charged the full course fee.



Safeguarding our Learners: CVS Cheshire East is committed to safeguarding all of our learners. We take any disclosure seriously and wish to create a safe environment for our learners. If anyone has any concerns or issues then please raise these with the tutor or alternatively you can contact our Chief Officer on 07792 754904.For more information please ask for a copy of our Adults Safeguarding Policy.

11th December, 2018 10:00 AM   to   1:00 PM
Crewe YMCA
189 Gresty Road
Crewe YMCA, 189 Gresty Road
Crewe, CW2 6EL

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Phone: 01270 763 100
Course Fee(s)
CVS Cheshire East Members £ 0.00
Non-Members £ 35.00

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