The GRANTfinder training course combines a presentation and hands-on approach. It is designed to ensure that you become proficient with every aspect of the database and will change your approach to future searches.

You will learn how to improve your funding searches to optimise the relevancy of your results.


Pat Royle-Evatt, Wakefield MDC
Provided me with the information to carry out more refined searches that will save me time and energy. 

Caron Boulghassoul, Groundwork Greater Nottingham
Very good and well-paced so took information in and now feel confident will be able to navigate the site with success. 


Example Agenda
  • Introduction to the course
  • Identifying Funding for Your Projects - covering the principles of the GRANTfinder Project Search, including how to: choose the most relevant project activities; set up a location group unique to your area; edit search results; and produce a final report of funding opportunities
  • Individual work on case studies
  • Other ways to search GRANTfinder - using the Organisation and Text Search functions
  • Accessing the GRANTfinder Reference Library - containing special features, including: how to successfully secure funding; preparing a business plan; and setting up a voluntary or community group
  • Accessing Saved Searches and Funding Portfolios
  • Have a Go - practise running a variety of searches on GRANTfinder
  • Maintaining a Watching Brief over Funding Changes - learn how to keep up-to-date with new funding opportunities and upcoming deadlines through our Deadlines Database, News Alert service, Auto Update Notifications and Customisable Update Bulletin



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