Competing for bids and grants to grow your business

Competing for bids and grants to grow your business
An insight into bidding, speculative proposals and persuasive writing processes to sustain, develop and grow businesses

Learn how to get ‘bid ready’, search tender portals (free and paid) for potential opportunities; match opportunities to what’s right for your business; and make a bid/no bid decision.

Valuable guidance on planning tender responses and funding applications. Persuasive writing techniques to produce clear, concise, compelling and compliant submissions including speculative proposals and capability statements.

You and the bid process – 25th Nov @ 9.30am

 An overview of the bidding/funding process

 Getting ‘bid ready’ – completing a Standard Questionnaire (SQ)

 Sourcing tender opportunities and navigating opportunity portals

 Bid/no bid decision

Workshop 2 Plan to write compelling responses, speculative proposals and capability statement/CVs: 2nd Dec @ 9.30am

 Planning a compliant response

 Persuasive writing to produce clear and compelling responses, speculative proposals, CVs and capability statements

Who is it for?

Marches based SMEs, charities, social enterprises, entrepreneurs, business development managers. Anyone looking to sustain and grow their business.

About your Facilitator

RTFQ-ATFQ Limited is an APMP-accredited team of proposal professionals, writing and editing winning bids since 1996. Providing a range of proposal and business development services and solutions, including bid management and training, writing, editing, bid reviews, illustration and presentation expertise to support SMEs and Corporate clients develop, sustain and grow their businesses

Richard Moreland will lead the session, drawing on his experience and knowledge gained from over 25 years of successful bid writing and editing for schools, hospitals infrastructure, and consultancy bids. He will cover must-know information and the skills necessary to prepare a successful bid/tender proposal and funding/grant application.

The Boring Bit

This is a FREE, live, online seminar which you can access via the Zoom platform. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing a link to access the webinar. To join the webinar, click the link that you received in the confirmation email you are sent. Further information can be found here

Data Protection

Details that you provide us with on booking will only be used in connection with this event offered by Marches Growth Hub (the data controller) and its partners, which include the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and event partners. If the business has any question in relation to how the information the business provides, and in particular any personal data, will be processed and disclosed, please email the Marches Growth Hub – Shropshire on [email protected]

Terms and Conditions of Booking

This event is fully funded and free to eligible businesses to attend. We appreciate that sometimes there are good reasons why businesses are unable to attend workshops, however if you are no longer able to turn up, please cancel your ticket through Eventbrite.

We require 48 hours cancellation notice prior to the event (in order for us to offer your space to another business)

Please note that if you do not attend without letting us know, we reserve the right to decline your bookings for future sessions.

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