Bid Writing and Income Generation

  • The key to raising revenue

  • Get your bid noticed

  • Identify new sources of income

  • Raise additional funds

  • Unpick bid criteria

  • Practise bid writing on the day

Nina Siddall-Ward

Nina Siddall-Ward

Dates: 16th Nov 2017, 7th Dec 2017

Nina Siddall has an extensive career in education which includes being Head of Standards and Learning Effectiveness (0-11) for East Sussex Children's Services Authority (2003 -2011), prior to fulfilling this senior local authority role she was a Primary Headteacher in three schools and taught across a range of schools. In 2003 she became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and is now actively engaged in a local RSA project for young entrepreneurs. As Director of Why Consultancy Ltd she is responsible for all consultancy offered by the company and is very active in research and product design. Nina is currently also a school governor, a trustee for a local charity and member of a community supported agriculture project. Her charisma, experience and enthusiasm have enabled her to deliver positive change for children in a wide range of organisations.

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Be a winner in the new funding shake-up

The new national funding formula

How to get your bid noticed in a highly competitive market

Know your budget-based responsibilities as a bid maker


Step-by-step guide to defeating a tight school budget

Bid writing:

  • Bid and tender basics: understand how to present a bid application

  • Bid providers: who is out there, and how to access information

  • Have a go at bid writing: respond to an invitation to tender

Income generation:

  • Principles of income generation: responsibilities

  • Case studies: some bright ideas from schools

  • Action planning: developing a list of possibilities and confirmed actions for your school


Budget-building toolkit

‘One size fits all’ bid-writing strategy

Bid provider list – how to find bid providers now

Bid writing model – examples of bid writing from the day

Income generation checklist – know your responsibilities

School-ready ideas

Leave with a ready-made action plan for your school for bid writing and income generation

First delegate rate

£309 + VAT

Additional delegate rate

£289 + VAT

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