Success with Small Grants

Do you need funding for your project? Are you struggling to put your ideas into a format that might appeal to funders? This course will provide a comprehensive guide to applying for funding will help you to figure out what your options are and de-mystify the grant application process.

What will you learn?

  • How to use different types of evidence for demonstrating the need for your project;
  • Explore Impact and Outcomes;
  • Common errors, reasons applications are rejected and top tips for increasing success rates;
  • How to approach different types of funders, including proposals to Trusts and Foundations.
  • Understand how applications are assessed and start looking at your applications from the perspective of the funder
  • Share case study evidence of successful bids
  • Identify top sources of small project funding

Who is it for?

Voluntary Organisations seeking small project funding (up to £20,000). The course is appropriate for paid staff, management committee members and volunteers.

Course Tutor

Nicky Smith, Development Officer, Community First Yorkshire
Nicky has 16 years’ experience as a funding advisor, securing over £6million for hundreds of voluntary organisations including village halls, play areas, health and social care groups and youth clubs across North Yorkshire.


Conference call training workshop



Refreshments included

Event Details
  • Start Date
    March 26, 2020 10:30 am
  • End Date
    March 26, 2020 12:30 pm
  • Address
    Conference call training workshop