Writing a Fundraising Bid for EBC's Small Grant Scheme

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Course Aims/Objectives

This is a one-off free course which will help you to develop the skills to write a funding bid that is more likely to be more successful, focusing specifically on Eastbourne Borough Council’s Small Grants Scheme, with tips and feedback on what they look for in a grant application. It will look at why funding applications are unsuccessful, what information EBC are looking for and how to provide that information in a clear and understandable way. It is a 3-hour course plus a practical session where you will be able to work on your application with the support of our funding advisors and / or make an appointment to discuss in more detail.


Learning Outcomes

  • Have an understanding of why funding bids are unsuccessful
  • Have an understanding of what EBC is looking for in a funding application
  • Have an understanding of how to provide evidence of the need for your project
  • Have an understanding of how to demonstrate your project outcomes
  • Have an understanding of how to present your project

Who should attend?

This course is for Trustees, Managers, Fundraisers and other individuals who are responsible for or involved in writing funding bids for their voluntary and community organisations. The session will be particularly useful for beginners or those with limited experience of fundraising who wish to apply to Eastbourne Borough Council’s Small Grants Scheme. 

To discuss your requirements and find out more about the workshop, please contact Stephen Hughes at Stephen.Hughes@3va.org.uk.

Date and Venue

Tuesday 17th September 2019, The Court Room, Eastbourne Town Hall


To secure your place, please click on the grey "BOOK NOW" button below or in the top right-hand corner of the page.

About Eastbourne Borough Council's Small Grant Scheme

Every year Eastbourne Borough Council awards grants to voluntary and community organisations for services and activities which benefit Eastbourne and its residents. EBC's Small Grant Scheme is open from 1st August 2019 - 25th October 2019. The maximum award is £5,000 and the grant must be spent in the following financial year. For further information and to download and application, please visit Eastbourne Borough Council’s website .

September 17th, 2019 10:00 AM   to   1:00 PM
Eastbourne Town Hall
1 Grove Road
Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 4UG
United Kingdom

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