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Governor Briefing - External Funding Opportunities

Cooden Beach Hotel, Cooden Sea Road,
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Target Audience
Chair of Governors / Clerk to Governors / Governors - Academies / Governors - Independent / Governors - Maintained Schools
target audience
Course Types
Network Meeting, Briefing
Course categories
Course description

This is a briefing and networking session for school governors about external funding opportunities. The session will cover:

  • types of funding available for schools

  • identifying funders and using resources to find funders

  • overview of "go to" funders for schools

  • Getting bid ready and looking at practicalities before you apply

  • How to write a strong application, with worked drafts available

  • frequently asked questions

The briefing will be delivered by East Sussex County Council’s Funding Advice Team who provide advice and support to community groups, charities and schools. With around 30 years’ experience within the team, they have helped all sorts of not for profits secure funding for different types of projects from different funders.


Training objectives

  • inform governors about funding opportunities for schools 

  • enable governors to support schools in bidding for external funding

Learning outcomes

To know about external funding opportunities available for schools and to be able to support the bidding process.

Additional Information
Start Date
Tuesday 12 November 2019
End Date
Tuesday 12 November 2019
Closing Date
Monday 11 November 2019
18:00 - 20:00
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