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Exchanging Notes - Bid Writing & Funder Relationships

Event description

Join CEO of WILD Young Parents Project, Jo Davies who will give an introduction to effective bid writing and funder relationships. She specialises in vision and development, fundraising, strategic influencing, collaborative working, change management, and safeguarding. The session will be useful to everyone looking to get new ideas for their fundraising approach. It will cover:


  • Grant funding - finding the right funder, making sure you're a good 'fit', bid-writing essentials, telling your story.
  • An introduction to commissioning.
  • Funder relationships - making it work together.

Some words from Jo

I like to be bold and creative in tackling problems, and I do love an underdog

This session is free, online and open to all. 


More About Jo

Jo is CEO of WILD Young Parents Project, a South West UK charity working for intergenerational change for young parents and their children. She has 35 years’ experience in the community sector. She has a background in charity work with children, young people and families, over 20 years of charity leadership, and strategic partnership roles with health and social care. She sits on several local and national strategic partnership groups, and enjoys shaking things up to create change. She also has an MA in Education, alongside postgraduate qualifications in community work and safeguarding. Jo works in this sector for the same reasons she did as a young volunteer 35 years ago – social justice, equality and hope. 

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