Basic Bid Writing Course (Gravesend)

Tickets Cost: £0.00 When: Friday March 20th, 2020

Join us in Chalk near Gravesend for our Basic Bid Writing Course aimed at those working in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent and Medway who are new to writing grant applications to trusts and foundations.

The course will cover: 

  • What is a grant-making Trust
  • Why applications fail
  • Dos and don’ts of bid writing
  • Researching potential funders
  • Taking a strategic approach
  • Writing styles for funding applications

Date and Time: Friday 20 March 2020, 10am-1pm
Venue: Chalk Parish Hall, Pirrip Close, Chalk, Kent DA12 2ND
Price: Free

Event timings:
9.30-10am: Registration, tea and coffee
10am-1pm: Workshop
1pm: Close

Refreshments will be provided. Please inform us via of any dietary requirements you may have.

Limited available – only 15 spaces.

This event is generously supported by The National Lottery Community Fund – Awards for All England.

For more information and to reserve your place please click here.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please email

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
Yes, as long as it is transferred to another person working or volunteering in your organisation. We kindly ask you inform us via of the name and job title of who will be attending if it differs from the name on the ticket.

What if I can no longer attend?
If you, or another person from your organisation are no longer able to attend the workshop we kindly ask you inform us via as soon as possible so we can offer your place to those on the waiting list.

If you do not cancel or transfer your place 48 hours before the event you will be invoiced £10 to cover catering and administration costs.

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