Grant Funding / Bid Writing Support

BwD Council are offering a Grant Funding Surgery with Marvin Symes, an experienced Grant Funding specialist. 

The surgery is free to attend for grant funding advice on Tuesday 26th September between 11:00-3pm @Albion Mill Community Café, Albion St Blackburn BB2 4LX

  • There will be 7 meeting slots of 30 minutes available for groups or individuals who run community groups/ charities or social enterprises who want to learn more         about access to grant funding
  • Practical advice will be given and places where to find the best funders will be shown
  • Great advice and tips on how to write a winning grant funding bid will be given!
  • The sessions are also for people who have a project idea and have not yet set up a charitable organisation- free advice and guidance will be given
  • If groups or individuals would like additional support in writing grant funding applications, this can be discussed and arranged at this drop-in session * grant funding writing services are offered on a no win- no fee basis at 8 % of winning bid – ( there is no obligation to take up this offer)

To book your 30-minute slot, please email Hajra Sidat at with a preference on a time between 11-3pm.