Simon Town
Simon Town consulting

Support, development, growth
07708 169 747

Simon Town consulting

Support > development > growth

Grants and fundraising

Training, coaching, workshops and seminars

STC can provide high quality training, coaching, workshops or seminars for organisations, groups and individuals who want help with understanding and improving fundraising. Topics include:

  • Influencing skills (key for high quality funding applications)
  • Creative applications
  • Finding funding
  • Writing or improving applications
  • Providing evidence of need and demand
  • Many other training programmes
STC has years of experience in delivering high quality presentations and training (see our feedback and our other training programmes ). All courses are tailored to your requirements, ensuring that they meet your training and information needs and are pitched at the appropriate level for the audience.

Coaching sessions can be arranged for individuals or for small groups.

Feedback from grants training designed and delivered by Simon

  • “Really good balance of participation and listening”
  • “Fun ideas and tasks – brilliant”
  • “Loved the interactivity and fun of this session”
  • “The level of the material was just right”
  • “People from different sections encouraged to work together very well”
  • “The intervals/ tasks came at regular intervals, keeping you alert and engaged”
  • “Very thorough, but easy to take in”

And what did they say they learned?

  • “Knowing who you have to influence in assessment”
  • “Acknowledging funder’s intention; proofreading; numbers&realistic targets”
  • “More detail on need/demand and detail of applications. Useful in strengthening my current work”
  • “How to put together an effective funding application and increased confidence in funding process”
  • “The steps involved in preparing a successful application. The importance of preparation and engagement. Creativity is key! Acknowledgement and feedback to funder”
  • “The structure of writing a bid successfully”
  • “Essential info to complete application forms. Where to find help”
  • “The process and pitfalls of applying for funding / sponsorship / patronage”

We believe that training should be fun, exciting, memorable and motivational – if you want to engage your staff /colleagues in training that creates this level of engagement and learning impact then give us a call.

It starts from as little as £50 per person per day (minimum number of 8 applies).