Capacity Building Services
**Consulting Services currently full**
Helping strengthen your organisation’s fundraising program
The Grants Hub offers a range of consulting and capacity building services to support your Grant Seeking, Fundraising and Program/Project needs.
Our experienced team takes the time to understand your needs, carefully analysing where you are right now, and where you want to be in the future.
Book a Phone Consultation
Want to discuss your ideas without an ongoing consulting commitment?
Need some advice on where to start with finding funding?
After some quick tips on submitting great grant applications?
A phone consultation is the most cost effective way to get started.
Bachelor of Community Education
Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
Certificate in Small Business Enterprise (Distinction)
Graduate Certificate in Business (Philanthropy & Non Profit Studies)
Lesley has an impressive record in senior leadership positions within the not-for-profit, education, health and community sectors. Since 2004, Lesley has demonstrated a profound understanding of the operation of community and not-for-profit organisations involved in areas including health promotion support for the homeless, preschool attendance for disadvantaged families, community education and addressing family violence. Lesley’s experience includes active participation in strategic planning, business planning and restructure, governance functions, compliance and acquittal, research and analysis, and stakeholder management.
Lesley is the Founder of Capital Giving, a philanthropic initiative established to support projects of benefit to women and girls in the ACT and surrounding areas.
Bachelor of Arts (International Studies) (Distinction)
Master of Social Science (International Development) (Distinction)
Jessie launched The Grants Hub in 2013. She has over 15 years experience in funding and grants.
Jessie is sought after grants specialist, who has worked with government, not-for-profits and businesses in a range of grant related capacities, including: advising local government on grant-making policies and protocols; developing customised grant and funding programs for not-for-profits; sitting on NGO boards as a project planning and management advisor; preparing multi-million dollar national and international grant applications; sitting on grant assessment panels; and designing and facilitating grant writing workshops.
Jessie loves analysing problems and finding innovative solutions. She is a problem solver and solution seeker, who has merged grants with tech to address grant accessibility issues across Australia.
Grants – Our Primary Focus
As we get to know your organisation, we can send you funding opportunities as soon as they are announced. You can then get started on applications right away, giving you a valuable head-start. Our consulting clients call us a 'a one-stop-shop' for all things grants.
Our Consulting team can help organisations, government and businesses by:
- Finding grants through our Grants Directory
- Undertaking customised Grants Research
- Developing customised Grants Calendars
- Editing grant application drafts prepared by your own staff or volunteers
- Preparing grant applications from beginning to end
- Helping develop and manage your Funding & Grants Program.
We can assist you to determine your best approach to fundraising through:
- Our mentoring and advisory service
- Fundraising plan development
- Tailored training to get you started with your fundraising strategy
- Assistance with developing your case for support.
Program & Projects
Need help with Program/Project Development?
We can help with:
- Needs assessments (including statistics)
- Development & implementation of surveys & questionnaires
- Literature Reviews
- Analysis & synthesis of information
- Development of reports with recommendations to inform future actions
- Funding provider program review.
When it’s time to put your ideas into action, we offer support with Project/Program Planning, including:
- Development of project action plans to include monitoring & evaluation
- Budget development
- Risk management plans.
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Want to find out more?
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