Proving there is a need for your project can be the difference between a successful application for funding and one that is turned down. This short online course explains to you how to successfully demonstrate need for your project and give yourself a better chance when applying for funding.

This short online course explains to you how to successfully demonstrate need for your project and give yourself a better chance when applying for funding.

Who is this web conference suitable for? 

This course is suitable for staff and committee members involved in fundraising for an organisation, who want to know more about need and how to demonstrate it.

What will this web conference cover?

  • How to identify need for your project
  • How to express this need successfully for funders
  • Resources that will help you demonstrate need
  • An understanding of what funders are looking for in a ‘needs statement’ for your project

How does a web conference work?

Once you have booked onto the web conference you will receive an invitation via email with a link to the course. Simply click the link on the date of the course to take part.

Course requirements

  • You will need access to the Internet and to be able to hear sound through your computer.
  • Participants will require a reasonable understanding of English.
  • To access this course free of charge you will need to be currently working for a voluntary or community organisation based in Leicester or Leicestershire. Organisations who do not meet these requirements will be asked to pay.

If you have any particular requirements, please call 0116 257 5001 to discuss them.

Terms and conditions

Please note that by booking you agree to our terms and conditions. The terms and conditions include information about costs and cancellations, so please review them before booking.

Book your place

To book, please select your preferred date from the list below.

Tickets will become available six weeks before each training date. Please note that a maximum of two attendees will be permitted per organisation.