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Centre for Higher Education Practice

Grant Writing for Bid Partners

Grant Writing

Target Audience: Research Staff levels 4 & 5 – who are likely to be contributing to a grant application as a partner (i.e. working on a PI’s application or as a full partner) in the next 12 months.

Brief Outline: This intensive one-day course introduces participants to an established grant writing method and structured supporting approaches that provides useful technique for a range of funding applications. This course will be excellent preparation for anyone thinking about putting a grant application together within the next 12 months

The ‘partners’ course will help maximise the organisational and personal benefit (including budget share negotiation) of the partner/sub-contractor approach, which at times can be a more valid strategy than bid leadership.

What you can expect to learn: This course, from leading bid technique specialists Foster Brandt, is aimed at University of Southampton staff who may expect to play a key role in a grant funding submission over the coming year and who would like to receive expert advice from an established bid mentor and trainer involved in research and wider grant funding as bid leader, writer and scorer for 17 years.

This course is built around a common core programme and streamlined bid response model.

It will address the following:

It will provide an insight into:

The day will explore a range of practical bid tools and also changing notions of the ‘bid library’, a pre-bid planning approach used by corporate bidders to manage multiple applications to different funders and bidding contexts.

Links to other courses:

Grant Writing – Bid Partners, from Foster Brandt Ltd.

Facilitator Information / Led By

Name: Bill Foster

Faculty/Service/Organisation: Foster Brandt Ltd

Alignment with RDF: Sub domain C3 (Finance, funding and resources)

Training Dates: There may be more than one training session scheduled; Please click on the 'Book now' button below to view all the date(s) available.

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