Squaring The Circle on Funding Applications with Kirsty Thomson

The world of funding can be complex to navigate and if you don’t know what funders are looking for it can make it difficult to get the funding your organisation or project needs. Acquiring funding is particularly important for many organisations at the moment to plug the gaps in cash flows and to allow them to adapt their way of working in response to the covid-19 crisis. Join Founder and CEO of The Circle, Kirsty Thomson for a webinar where she’ll be covering what you need to know about the world of funding.

This session will include an overview of funding and an in depth look at the process of preparing a funding application, with interactive activities and time for a Q&A session where Kirsty can answer your burning questions.

Kirsty Thomson

Kirsty has a wealth of knowledge and experience working in and with charities and social enterprises over 20 years to secure more than £13 million in funding. She helps them become better businesses to help communities thrive.

Kirsty is also a Saltire Fellow through Entrepreneurial Scotland and in 2017 Kirsty was recognised as a Women of Inspiration by the Association of Scottish Businesswomen. Last year The Circle won Social Impact Business of Year in The Courier Business Awards. Kirsty was also listed in The Courier’s Impact 100 list and is on the NatWest WISE100 2018 list, which recognises the most inspiring and influential women in social enterprise, impact investment and mission-driven businesses in the UK.

Date And Time

Thu, 26 November 2020

10:00 – 12:00

Sign Up

10 free places on this webinar are available through funding from UnLtd. Standard ticket price for this event is £15 (Plus booking fee).

You can book your ticket here.

This session is part of The Circle Academy that is being made publicly available. Watch out for more Academy sessions made available alongside this. Find out more about the Academy here:

Squaring The Circle

Squaring The Circle: To find the solution to a seemingly impossible challenge.

Our Squaring The Circle sessions are way of sharing invaluable insight into the common yet seemingly impossible challenges of running More Than Profit businesses. They are designed to provide third sector organisations with the relevant knowledge to find solutions to issues facing the sector today. “We want to use our expertise to ensure that the organisations that provide vital services to our communities are able to survive and thrive through the Covid-19 crisis and beyond.” The speakers are business leaders and entrepreneurs who can speak from lived experience, and really know what they are talking about.

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