FUNDING: ENGIE Grant Funding

16 September 2019

ENGIE are providing free business development support sessions to social enterprises, community businesses and 3rd sector organisations on drafting, completion and submission of grant funding applications.


When: Wednesday 25th September from 2-6pm

What: to support individuals and organisations with funding applications. 

Where: McDonald Road Library, 2-8 McDonald Road, Edinburgh EH7 4LU

Workshop Agenda:


Workshop Aims and Expectations

Previous Experience of Funding

Sources of Funding

  • Funding Portals including access to Edinburgh 4 Community
  • Relationships/Events

Understanding Funders Objectives

  • Motivation
  • Objectives

The Good, Bad and Ugly

  • Common Mistakes in Applications
  • Writing a compelling bid

Making a difference

  • Outcomes, Impacts

Introduction to Tendering

  • The procurement Process
  • Bid Assessment Criteria

Preparing a winning proposal (Funding & Tender Bids)

  • Toolkit
  • Bid/No Bid

Costing a proposal

  • Key Considerations

The Funding and Tender Landscape

  • Finding Opportunities/Considerations
  • Support Organisations & Intermediaries

Evaluation & Follow Up

To Register: please click here to book.