Bid Writing Basics



Cumbria CVS, working in partnership with the Imagination Lab at Lancaster University is very pleased to bring you some free fundraising sessions (delivered by Prof. Leon Cruickshank).
There are three levels (Bid Writing Basics: one hour introductory session; Bid Writing Surgery: three hour session; and Bid Writing 101: four hour advanced session) – so please book to join the one that most suits your needs currently.

Bid Writing Basics

This is a 60 – 90 minutes overview presentation on writing a successful bid for funding followed by a Q&A session. It covers why bids can fail, decoding what funders really want, and how to organise your application for clarity and effectiveness.

  • Thursday 17 September 11am – 12.30pm

Two other sessions will also be run as follows:

  • Tuesday 13 October 2pm – 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 25 November 2pm – 3.30pm

All sessions will run on the Zoom platform.

How to secure your place:
Please complete and return a Bid Writing Booking Form – highlighting the sessions you are interested in

We will be in touch again shortly eitehr to confirm your space on these sessions (along with joining instructions) or if no spaces are available, you will be added to the reserve list.

NB: You will be invited to join 15 minutes early  and remain for a short period after the session to allow us to introduce the session and fellow attendees; to support networking and feedback and evaluation.