INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
Securing additional funding and resources is becoming more important than ever for schools and pre-schools. This course will enable delegates to learn good practice relating to fundraising, for example, how to write an exceptional grant funding application, understand what grant funding sources are available and how to be persuasive and confident when approaching local businesses for financial and/or ‘in kind’ support. The relaxed and informative session will help you prepare an application or appeal to stand the best chance of success.
To enable participants to:
8:45am ARRIVAL, registration, tea/coffee, networking
9:15am START: Welcome and Introductions. Course Objectives and Course Outline
9:25am How to write and develop an exceptional grant funding application
11:00am Sources of Grant Funding – an overview
11:15am How to approach and engage with local businesses
11:40am Group Discussion: Fundraising Ideas – what works well and why? How to develop a Fundraising Plan
12:10pm Review and Evaluation
The cost of the half-day course is £89 + VAT for the first delegate, then £59 + VAT for second and subsequent delegates from the same school.
The venue will be open 30 minutes prior to the start time for tea/coffee, registration and networking. The cost includes a comprehensive delegate pack.
Feedback received from delegates:
6/6 – “The best spent £80 ever! Thank you” Headteacher, Bidston Avenue Primary School
6/6 – “Really interesting and informative training that has given me a real starting point for our School and Governors” Deputy Headteacher, Christ Church CE Primary School (Birkenhead)
Holiday Inn, Ellesmere Port
Lower Mersey Street