Financial Reporting: How to create a good impression?

This is second course on our ‘Financial reporting" training series. When applying for grants, providing accurate financial information will strengthen your application. Do you know how to create a good impression when applying for a grant? This practical course will show you how.

This interactive online course is aimed at those with little or limited financial experience who need to understand and interpret financial information, including staff, trustees, and volunteers. We recommend that you have already attended "Financial Reporting: Essentials of Charity Finance’ before attending this course, however it is not essential.

Who the course is for:
This course is suitable for those who work with the finances in a small charity, manage project budgets or those applying for grants and writing funding applications.

Course Date:Thursday21 January 2021
Start Time: 10.00
End Time:12.30

Course Content:

  • Understand your organisation’s income and expenditure

  • Learn how to budget for a grant application, including full cost recovery

  • Learn real-life examples of what a funder is looking for when reading a budget in a grant application

  • How to avoid common financial pitfalls when applying for a grant

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand how to design a budget for a funding application, including estimate of costs

  • Know how your money is managed and by whom

  • Understand how to present financial information

  • Know what funders look for when submitting financial information


Jacquie Hime, previously Director of North Herts CVS, is now an independent consultant supporting clients with applications and providing training on fundraising and governance. She has a successful track record of applying and reporting for grants and contracts.


£15 Hertfordshire VCS organisation staff or volunteer
£25 Hertfordshire private and statutory organisations staff or volunteers
Upon booking, you will receive information on how to arrange payment of your course fee.

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