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Bid Writing Masterclass Series: Part 1 ‘Housekeeping Rules’

Bid Writing Masterclass Series: Part 1 ‘Housekeeping Rules’

Hey Guys,

Not many of you know this about me, but I write bids and raise funding for small businesses and charities for a living.

I’ve been in talks with the British Library for a while, and this project was originally planned to be an intimate workshop, held in Kings Cross. Owing to the global covid-19 pandemic, and observing social distancing rules, we had to postpone it.

However, I’m now pleased to offer this class as a webinar. Here are the details…

NB: Presentation slides, and useful information covered in the Class is available in the: Webinar Resource Pack

DATE: Monday 6th April 2020

TIME: 6.00 – 7.30 PM

PRICE: Free 

WHERE: Online via ZOOM


With the latest health crisis sweeping the UK – charities, private companies, central and local government are appealing to businesses of all sizes to help with the relief and recovery effort.
We are living in unprecedented times, and organisations like yours are tackling some of society’s biggest challenges. The current Covid-19 pandemic presents a unique opportunity to secure funding.

Whether you need money to kick start your business or project, cash to keep going or finances to expand, companies like yours can win or expect to be awarded grants between £1,000 and £100,000.

But there are a few things you must do first.



In this online class, I will help you build the internal capacity needed to become fit to supply and contract ready. You will learn how to develop a resilient trading model that yields positive results and sustainable impact. I will teach you:

  1. How to conduct a high-level inventory of your organisation – and pass the qualification criteria
  2. How to navigate the current funding landscape – by creating a decision matrix to determine what fund is best for you, and
  3. How to track new opportunities – by registering with funding portals and expressing an interest to bid


Ideal for small business owners, entrepreneurs, freelancers, fundraisers and individuals from not-for-profit organisations. This class will equip you with the knowledge needed to maximise your chances of grant success.



Having spent many years working in Central Government, National Charities and Enterprise Agencies, Uchechi now works as a Management Consultant, supporting individuals and teams within the private, public and third sector, to implement and achieve their growth ambitions. Uchechi achieves this primarily through Business Development, which includes providing one-to-one Business advice, delivering workshops, writing commercial and public tenders, as well as authoring applications to grant making trusts and major donors. Over the last 12 years, she has won circa £70 million for her range of national clients.



Use the following links to register:

British Library 


Please share the event with friends, family members and colleagues. 

Part 2 and Part 3 will be scheduled soon, so check back here for updates.


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