Bid Review Services

A number of third party service providers offer “bid review” services which are designed to help organisations improve the quality of their bids.

Why choose a review service?

No-one knows your project better and is able to speak more passionately about it than you. But knowing the project so well can often be a hindrance to writing about it effectively.

Benefits External Bid Review Services

Bid review provider consultants apply a critical eye to your application will ensure it is focused on funder objectives and that your message is clear and consistent.

Employing their services will provide you with access to seasoned funding professionals who:

  • are specialists in particular areas;
  • can assess your application in an objective and dispassionate way; and
  • can use their breadth of knowledge of different funding providers and previous successful applications to make sure your bid hits all the right notes.

Who will benefit?

Any staff member who has identified an appropriate funding opportunity and who is preparing an initial draft application.

Typical Review Process

Interested in finding out more?

Consultancy rates vary depending on the third party provider chosen and the extent of the service required. applying.

Here are some links to a few third party providers:

Bid Better

Bid Perfect


Executive Compass

Fernau Solutions