Small Grants Funding Lab

Posted by: Jenny Carter on May,18th,2017

 

In response to popular demand, Bridge Renewal Trust in partnership with experienced funding professional Jane Sterland, are launching intensive Funding Lab course held one evening a week over 5 weeks, at the end of which participants will have completed an Awards for All funding application ready for submission.

This in-depth course will provide detailed guidance and one to one support and will be suitable for organisations that may never have made a small grants application before or else have struggled to be successful so far.

It will focus on the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All funding scheme which offers grants of between £300-£10,000 for a one year project.

The course will:
· Provide support in developing project ideas
· Go through the application form in detail
· Give guidance on avoiding early rejection
· Provide advice on how to best present your project
· Give guidance on defining need and showing the difference your project will make
· Provide support to complete all sections of the form during the course

The course will include presentations, group work, individual work on applications and one to one support.

Starting on 18 May 2017, the course will run every Thursday from 4-7pm for 5 weeks.

Course cost: £150
Venue: Chestnuts Community Centre, 280 St Ann’s Road, N15 5BN

Please click here to express your interest in attending the course. You will be contacted for further information.

Please note, there are limited spaces at the Funding Lab, and these are expected to fill quickly, so do reserve you place early to avoid disappointment.

About the trainer

Jane Sterland worked as a Local Funding Officer at the Big Lottery Fund for seven years until leaving in 2016. She was responsible for promoting funding opportunities to groups in North London boroughs, ensuring funding responded to local needs and priorities and supporting applicants and potential applicants through training and one to one support. Prior to this Jane worked at Greater London Volunteering managing projects to promote volunteering and she has also worked extensively in project management in the public and private sectors.


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