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Training: Bid Writing and Presentation

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Are you responsible for or involved in writing bids and tenders? Do you want to strengthen your skills and increase your chances of being successful in acquiring funding for your organisations? Then this training is for you! 

Who is it for?

Organisations who want an increased understanding of and confidence in writing successful bids and tenders.  This training suits both beginners and the more advanced team member although some experience of project/service development will be an advantage.

What’s it about?

The gradual shift from public sector grants to contracts and the more recent reduction in commissioner numbers are having an adverse impact on specialist women’s services. The process of commissioning services via competitive tendering has meant that women’s organisations are now in competition with larger, often generic national charities and private sector organisations.

The size and complexity of competitive procurement processes and increasingly larger value contracts are squeezing out smaller organisations. To be successful women’s organisations are having to work together either as partnerships or consortia.

This workshop will demystify the procurement process and provide you with the tools you need to improve your success in writing bids and winning tenders.

Learning will include: group work, discussion and interactive exercises.

What will I take away?

By the end of the workshop participants will have a better understanding of:

  • The procurement process, including models, finding opportunities, PQQs and scoring bids,
  • Preparation and planning, both internal processes (credibility, credentials and evidencing) and external (networking, research and involvement in strategic groups)
  • What makes a quality bid and,
  • How to deliver successful presentations.

This course is FUNDED  for women’s organisations or projects based in London working with those affected by sexual and domestic violence

If you do not fulfil the above criteria the following applies:

If your organisation is a Member of WRC you will need to pay £25 for the full day

If your organisation is not a member of WRC you will need to pay £50 for the full day



September 17
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Women’s Resource Centre
United House, North Road
London, N7 9DP United Kingdom
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