Get Your Ideas together & Funding Application Ready - Braw Wee Emporium

Do you have an idea that you need financial support with or are struggling to get off the ground? This day-long workshop will take you through the process of developing your idea into a clear project plan and funding application, sponsorship bid. 

We will cover the following areas: 

  • Tools to help you develop your ideas to their full potential. 

  • How to check their viability and identify risk. 

  • How to communicate your ideas clearly to others and develop a clear project plan. 

  • How to know which fund is right for you and sources of funding for projects. 

  • Decoding the Jargon - difference between Outcomes and Outputs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Income and In-kind contributions. 

  • How to develop your project budget and build in contingency. 

  • How to approach your funding application to give it the best chance for success. 

The workshop is suitable for those working within the creative industries, social enterprises or community organisations, and will be useful no matter your experience of writing funding applications in the past! 

The workshop will be delivered by Jennifer McGlone, who has been working in the creative sector for almost 20 years as a musician, development officer, consultant, fundraiser and project manager previously working for organisations such as Creative Scotland, Celtic Connections Festival, South Lanarkshire Council, Scottish Music Centre. She has successfully secured over £500,000 for organisations and projects since she left her post at Creative Scotland and is a Director of two social enterprises. 

The workshop will be a mixture of talks, real examples of projects, group and individual exercises to give you the tools to get your ideas funding application ready. 

The workshop will take place in the basement of Creative East End with the only access by stairs, if this prevents you from attending please get in touch - we will look at alternative venues for a future event. 

Lunch & refreshments will be included in the ticket price - please let us know of any dietary requirements.