The Engage for Funding Forum meets every Monday online from 13:00 to 14:00. The sessions provide delegates with the latest information on live funding opportunities, hints and tips for application success, and are a chance to meet and engage with guest speakers who can help your organisation to succeed.

There's a fantastic range of of topics and speakers lined up for the next six weeks, taking us right through to the Easter break, so please get the dates firmly in your calendars. Here's what's coming up:

Excellent proposal writing
12 February, 13:00 - 14:00

The sad truth is that good organisations fail to receive funding, often because they do not articulate their offer or answer the application question. In this session we are looking at the fundamentals of good writing. Come along to get some fast tips to level up your bids and grant applications.

3SC – helping charities access government funding
19 February, 13:00 - 14:00

3SC are an organisation committed to supporting charities and social business to be active in government service delivery. We’ll hear from their Director, Kathryn Jellings on their approach and how you can work with them.

In Kind Direct
26 February, 13:00 - 14:00

In Kind Direct redistributes consumer products donated at scale by companies, including personal hygiene items, household cleaning and laundry items, toys, tech, clothing and baby essentials through community organisations like yours for a fraction of the retail price. Not only that, we’ll discuss how a partnership with In Kind Direct can support funding bids and funder reports.

Meet the Funder – National Lottery Heritage Grants
4 March, 13:00 - 14:00

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has just launched it’s new grants programme connected to the new ten year strategy. The key themes are: saving heritage; protecting the environment; inclusion; access and participation; and organisational sustainability. We welcome Jackie Lee from the Heritage lottery to explain the scheme and answer your questions.

Social media and content creation training and assistance
11 March, 13:00 - 14:00

Are you looking to improve your social media and online shop window to attract funders, partners and participants? Perhaps you work with people who would love to receive fully funded training in social media and content creation?  This is an exciting webinar where we welcome Lucy Rook of BlackRook Media to discuss their new social media content creation bootcamp, and how your organisation can reap the rewards.

Income Generation support for your organisation
18 March, 13:00 - 14:00

In our final webinar before the Easter break we consider your current and future needs for securing funding.  We’ll discuss your current challenges and what you’d like to receive in support for helping your business development strategy.    

At each session you'll hear about the latest grants and funding initiatives available, and we'll offer advice and guidance on how to make successful applications. Join our mailing list (link below in the yellow box) so you'll always hear about forthcoming events. You can also use the following details to join the online forum every Monday between 13:00 and 14:00, so add it to your calendar and it will always be there!

How to join

Meeting ID: 334 629 023 899
Passcode: XZjfhW