In the current climate, it is important to be able to access new funding pots and grants as they become available. Making funding applications and gathering the relevant information to support your application can be a perplexing task.

Run this In-House Creating Successful Funding Applications training course at your organisation to gain skills and the knowledge to create strong applications, and in turn increase your levels of funding.

This highly interactive training course gives your teams the ability to scope for the best grant or fund that suits your organisation’s needs; gain writing skills to put together a successful application; learn how to present essential bid information; ensure full compliance by developing more effective reporting and monitoring techniques and take back to your organisation the ability to attract more funding.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain techniques to scope for the grants/funds that suit your organisation’s needs
  • Learn how to write a funding application
  • Present and communicate essential bid information
  • Improve your reporting and monitoring procedures
  • Take back an applying for funding action plan
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

Enquire About In-House Training

To speak to someone about a bespoke training programme, please contact us:
0800 542 9414
[email protected]


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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:00

Ice Breaker and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:45

Identifying Areas of Funding

  • Gain techniques to scope for the grants/funds that suit your organisation’s needs
  • Identify and overcome obstacles to sourcing funds
  • Benchmark your approach against other organisations
  • Learn when to best partner with other organisation to secure the funding
  • Discuss what areas which can receive funding, a piece of research and urban project?
  • Identify and overcome barriers to gaining funds
10:45 - 11:00


11:00 - 12:00

Writing an Application

  • Gain skills to write a convincing application
  • Review real-life funding applications
  • Understand what key information you need to include
12:00 - 13:00

Presenting and Communicating Complex and Essential Information

  • Gain presentation skills to convey technical information
  • Learn how to display complex information concisely and succinctly
  • Develop a narrative to help present your information
13:00 - 13:45


13:45 - 14:00

Reflection Session

  • Trainer will review the day’s learning and the next stages of the course
  • Delegates will have time to ask questions and share views with one another
14:00 - 14:45

Funding: Monitoring and Reporting

  • Gain more effective monitoring and reporting techniques on the progress of the funding
  • Ensure there is fully auditable trail of spending
  • Understand anti-fraud regulation and practices
14:45 - 15:00


15:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Position Yourself for Getting the Funding

  • Develop strategies to gain additional funding
  • Learn how to work with key stakeholders
  • Secure senior buy-in
  • Maximise different funding streams
  • Learn how to give your project the best chance of success
  • Take back an applying for funding action plan
16:00 - 16:15

Round Up and Key Takeaways