The Art of Writing a Funding Application - 13 May 2019

The Art of Writing a Funding Application - 13 May 2019
13May 201910:00


The Mill, 7-11 Coppermill Lane, Walthamstow E17 7HA

This workshop is an introduction to applying to charitable trusts for grant funding.

START at 10.00am

FINISH at 4.30pm

 Who can attend?

This workshop is for people (staff, volunteers, trustees, management committee members. etc) in not-for-profit organisations that provide a high proportion of their services to the people of Waltham Forest. A not-for-profit organisation is a charity, community group or social enterprise.

Please contact us if you are unsure that you will meet this eligibility criteria.

This workshop is suitable for you if:

  • You are new to writing funding applications

  • You are a trustee or management committee member who wants to learn more about grant making processes

  • You currently write funding applications but have never attended formal training

  • Applications in your organisation have a low success rate

We encourage you to attend with a colleague. There will be a limit of two people from each organisation.


Course content

  • What trusts are

  • Funding readiness

  • Researching funders interests

  • Planning your project

  • The Seven key questions

  • Top Tips

  • Common errors


Training Outcomes

This workshop will enable you to

  • Make a judgement as to whether to apply to particular funders

  • Improve your funding applications so that you increase our overall success rate.

If you have any questions please contact us on 020 3893 9793, or email




Important Notes:
1. This workshop is for people involved in the voluntary and community sector (staff members, trustees or active volunteers). If you are not part of an organization, please get in touch with us prior to booking your place
2. There is a £25 fee payable for non-attendance unless 3 working days’ notice of cancellation has been given. If three of our training courses are missed without prior notice, you will not be able to participate in any sessions for the remainder of the annual training and events
3. Lunch is not provided for this course. Ideally, please bring a sandwich or something with you so that we can chat during this time.

Please see ourTraining 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.