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Bid writing retreat: day one

Since January 2018 we have been working with Blackburn with Darwen Council, Blackburn University, and third sector organisations within the Blackburn area to create new and collaborative projects to submit for funding. We have held monthly workshops in both Blackburn and at Lancaster University to give people from these various backgrounds the opportunity to get together and generate ideas. 

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Workshop Three

The third of our bid writing workshops was held in Blackburn with Darwen council offices on the 28th March 2018. 

This workshop included a range of representatives from various third sector organisations from the Blackburn with Darwen area. We’d sent out a ‘what are your interests’ form beforehand to prime people to come prepared – we wanted to not only give them an idea of what themes and bids were already being worked on but also allow them the opportunity to think ‘outside the box’ and consider a wider scope of possibilities. 

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