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Plain English for Funding Applications - Perth

13th May

Plain English for Funding Applications
The Gateway Centre,
North Methven Street, Perth, PH1 5PP

Monday 13th May 2013
9.30am - 4.30pm
lunch and refreshments are provided: welcome tea's and coffees will be available from 9.15am

Improve your grant applications, reports, letters and other documents. Learn to write simply so that you can communicate efficiently. Make your grant applications stand out.

Synopsis: This one day workshop will explore the benefits and techniques of using plain English when applying for funds. Delegates will work with their own real life application examples; putting their new skills into practice with the support and guidance of our tutor Joyce Falkner*

Who: The workshop is aimed at anyone who is applying for funding to support their project and is seeking advice and encouragement. Including; individuals who wish to learn more, and /or are interested in working with community groups to raise funds, and those in national or local government who work to support the sector.

Outcome: To provide current and potential community land owners and managers with a clearer understanding of the benefits and techniques of using plain English when applying for funds.

On the day: there will be some practical work involved. Bring your own laptop, grant application forms, or other documents to work on.

* Joyce Faulkner teaches Communication and English at Edinburgh College. She also delivers short training courses in Plain English, Report-Writing, Minute-Taking, Effective Meetings, and Oral Presentation Skills. In her spare time, she is chief fund-raiser for GreenFerry Trust, an environmental group based in South Queensferry. Thus far, she has a 100% success rate with grant applications.

To Book:
Places are available on a first come first served basis. Please complete a booking form attached and return it to Caroline Derbyshire at
Online booking available at:
Please ensure that you inform Caroline of any special dietary requirements no later than Wednesday 8th May.

This event is FREE to Community Woodlands Association groups and their members.
This event is FREE to members of Development Trust Association Scotland, Federation of City Farms and City Gardens, Reforesting Scotland and other small Scottish Land Based charities.
Individual CWA members - £25 fee is payable by cheque when booking.
Non CWA groups / members - £50 fee is payable by cheque when booking.

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