- Fri, Nov 17, 2017 06:00 AM
51 Redfern Street
Latitude: -33.8946, Longitude: 151.206
Connect Sydney: Grant Submission Training Connect Sydney is an initiative by the City of Sydney which aims to build the capacity of community organisations through the provision of free grant writing training. It also aims to provide an opportunity for a wide variety of organisations to network and share their experiences. If you’re responsible for grant writing and fundraising in your organisation and want to improve your knowledge and skills in writing successful grant submissions or fundraising, this is the training for you. This training provides a rundown of all six areas of fundraising, including: grants, events, membership, sales, donations and sponsorship. Participants will learn the secrets for more easily making more money and winning more grants for their community organisation. Topics include: How to plan for funding How to ask for money – most people that give in cash or in-kind give because they have been asked. Learn how to successfully ask for money using a range of mediums How to raise secure, unattached and predictable income – untied money to use for your group’s own priorities and decisions How to run great events – eliminate loss-making, energy-sapping events for good How to rally the troops – instilling a fundraising culture in your organisation How to get business to support your community group – the secrets to successful, and profitable, community-business partnerships How to ensure sponsors get what they expect The best way to present your proposal – tell the story of your project and your group to get the greatest advantage To plan for grants in a practical and easy followed process How to develop your statement of need – choosing data to support your project proposal How to develop an ‘organisational template’ – to save time in writing applications and create a corporate memory that can be passed on How to humanise your story – presenting a compelling picture Training sessions are limited to 40 participants so make sure you register early. This session will be delivered by Our Community www.ourcommunity.com.au This training will be held in an accessible building. The City aims to deliver inclusive and accessible training sessions so everyone can particpate. If you have any access or communication questions or needs, please contact Nelson Tilbrook, Policy and Program Development Officer at the City of Sydney to discuss further. You can keep up to date and subscribe to our Connect Sydney database by visiting the City’s Connect Sydney website.