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Successful funding bids are built on an understanding of what the funder wants to see and the applicant's obvious passion and clear vision of the future. Richard has played key roles in achieving funding for major projects and programmes, with £36.6m won for RB Kingston's mini-Holland and The Highland Council's Community Links PLUS programme. 


ActivePlanning can help you to win your next funding application. Our services include:

  • Preparing bid narratives from scratch, incorporating stakeholder engagement and technical inputs as required.

  • Sub-editing in-progress funding bid narratives to make them more compelling and reflective of funders' priorities.

  • Attending bid programme Boards and providing ideas and support as required, including advising on suitable governance arrangements.

  • Commissioning technical evidence, business cases and scheme visualisations to make the case.

Compelling funding bids