Bid-writing skills

Knowing how to write in an appropriate and effective style is vital for securing more funds. For a quick summary of how to write an effective bid, read our top tips.

It’s also worth investing time to understand what makes a successful application as it will give you the confidence to prepare bids and applications to public grant-making bodies, trusts and foundations.
This presentation highlights:

  • what you should include in a bid
  • what a good bid looks like
  • tips on structure, language and style, consistency and completeness
  • how to evaluate whether or not to apply for funds
  • why bids fail
  • a case study about Jodrell Bank Observatory