Bid writing skills for funding success

A full day, face to face training session for DDPOs wanting to improve the way you find possible funders and write successful funding applications

Date: 29 April 2024
Time: 10.00-3.30pm

Location: The Greenwood Centre
37 Greenwood Place, Kentish Town, London NW5 1LB

This session will help you understand how to find funders who are likely to be interested in your organisation, the impacts you are trying to achieve and your specific funding needs: both for specific projects and services and for wider organisational costs.

We will give you practical tips on avoiding common pitfalls and developing your skills and confidence in writing strong bids.

Who is the training for:

Bookings for this training are open to Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisations (DDPOs). It is suitable for all staff responsible for fundraising for the organisation.

The aims of the training are to help you:

  • Be more able to match potential funders to your funding needs
  • Explore practical tips for increasing your bid success
  • Understand some common pitfalls that result in bid failure
  • Be more confident about writing bids to funders
  • Identify further training and support you might need in preparing successful bids

Training delivered by: 

Charlet Wilson, Inclusion London Associate Business Consultant.

How to book:

Please note that we can only offer one place for each DDPO

To book a place, click the ‘Book your free ticket’ button above. Once your booking is approved you will receive an email to confirm. During the week prior to the training we will send you joining instructions.

If you cannot attend after booking please let us know as soon as possible so we can offer the place to others. Email:


Please inform us of any access needs at least 2 weeks in advance of the training.

What is a DDPO?

Deaf and Disabled People Organisations (DDPOs) are organisations that are run and controlled by Deaf/Disabled people, with Deaf/Disabled people representing at least 75% of Trustees and over 50% of paid staff. If you aren’t sure whether you are eligible to book onto the training please do contact us to check

About Inclusion London’s Business Development Project

Inclusion London’s Business Development Project supports DDPOs in London to improve their effectiveness and sustainability, through training and consultancy support.



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