Public Funding

Public Funding & Promotion for Charities

This three day course is aimed at small and medium sized charitable organisations. The course aims to increase access to public funding and help charities promote and market themselves. It will introduce participants to the key public bodies, trusts and foundations which offer grant funding. It will provide straight forward practical advice on how to fill in forms and process applications. It will help groups raise their profile, promote their aims and achieve positive publicity.

The course will enable participants to:

  • Develop a grant strategy
  • Identify fundraising opportunities
  • Follow successful application formats
  • Raise their profile
  • Create effective marketing strategies
  • Improve internal communication
  • Plan a marketing campaign
  • Achieve positive publicity

The course is run by two acknowledged experts in funding and communication skills. Guest speakers from funding organisations will attend to give first hand information about the process.

The course is aimed at those with little or no formal fundraising experience and those who have responsibilities for fundraising with their organisations.