Full day course, 22nd February, London
Both central and local government have moved away from grant-making to commissioning services from the third sector. This course provides an overview of the expectations of public sector funders and outlines best practice in bidding to the public sector.
The third sector is well-placed to deliver high-quality public services – but small charities need to present themselves as fit-for-purpose to make the most of the opportunities!
This training course is supported by the Cabinet Office Small Charities Fundraising Training Programme.
This course is for bid writers, service managers, CEOs and senior managers – and anyone who would like to learn more about how to effectively engage in public service commissioning.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the new public sector commissioning environment and models for delivery.
- Identify opportunities to secure statutory contracts for their charity.
- Assess whether a consortium approach is suitable, taking into account potential benefits and risks.
- Research potential supply chain opportunities to subcontract work from larger organisations.
- Develop a bid which covers key requirements; including aims, services, costs and credibility.
Trainer: Amber Shotton
Venue: Amnesty International UK, Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA
Date: Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Time: 9.30am-4.30pm (registration from 9.15am)
Cost: Full Day Training Courses: have an average market value of £300 but are delivered to our members for £15, to secure a place you will be required to pay a £50 deposit but on attendance and after completing the full day training course £35 will be refunded to you. Retained fees contribute to booking, administration and material costs. Deposits will not be returned in cases of partial attendance.
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