Who’s it for?
Women’s organisations and projects who want to learn more about: competitive tendering; what commissioners are looking for; improve their bid writing skills and improve their abilities to secure funding from public sector commissioners by submitting improved bids

What’s it about?
In this increasingly difficult economic climate it is essential that women’s organisations are equipped with a thorough understanding of the commissioning process and knowledge of what commissioners are looking for. This short, introductory course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to meet commissioners’ requirements and standards when submitting bids. Our trainer has experience of both sides of the commissioning process and will share her knowledge and expertise to support your organisation to become more financially resilient.

What will I take away?

  • An understanding of the competitive tendering process
  • An understanding of commissioners’ perspective and focus
  • Tips for writing a strong and clear proposal
  • Increased knowledge of commissioning and procurement
  • Increased knowledge of how your organisation can potentially become more financially sound and efficient


×This course is FUNDED  for women’s organisations or projects based in London working with those affected by sexual and domestic violence


If you do not fulfil the above criteria the following applies:

If your organisation is a Member of WRC you will need to pay £25 for the full day

If your organisation is not a member of WRC you will need to pay £50 for the full

Please read our Training Policies about cancellations, late arrivals, etc. here.


Please note that we can only allow one participant per organisation. If there are two or more staff members wishing to participate on this training you will be placed on a waiting list and allocated a place if space is available.