I love leveraging funding to create bigger and better outcomes for business and community. 

Writing grants, tenders and funding documents for is a science in itself. 

The following are successful funding agreements that I have written for business and community groups, combined they equal over one million in funding. 

  • Four Year Strategic Business Plan to secure four year funding agreement - Albury Northside Chamber of Commerce. (2015)

  • Mortel's Sheepskins - Tourism Regional Infrastructure Funds - build tourism facility that integrated with the businesses manufacturing arm. (2013)

  • Hunter Region Botanic Gardens - Community Builder Funds to build accessible pathways and men's shed. (2012)

  • Scone Race Club – Hunter Advantage Funds. (2012)

  • Newcastle Muslim Association Community Builder Funds (2012)

  • Friends of the Regal Community Builder Funds – Re-Open the Regal (2012)

  • Lake Macquarie – Flotilla of Lights (2012)

  • Southlakes Chamber and Community Alliance – Shop Local Campaign. (2012)

  • Karuah Chamber of Commerce – Strategic Events and Tourism Strategy – to assist the Chamber to add value to their event program and build short stay tourism outcomes. (2012)

  • Swansea Chamber of Commerce – WOW Factor Program to enhance the appearance of Swansea Business District. (2012)

  • Warners Bay Chamber of Commerce – marketing and business research programs. (2012)

  • Growing the Junction – DSRD funding for planning and marketing The Junction Business District. (2010)

  • Growing The Junction – NSW Premiers funding, to implement and education local businesses in regards to disaster preparation and recovery. (2010)

  • Business Development Funds – Implementation of a Strategic Plan, Business Plan and Action Plan to establish the Hunter Biotech Cluster. (2008)

  • Wallsend Disaster Recovery Funding – to provide a coordinator for 6 months to assist the business and community to develop tools to assist in disaster planning, evacuation and improve links to groups and the community in preparation should a disaster such as this happen again. (2007)

  • Wallsend We Love It Campaign to assist with the recovery of Wallsend Town after the disaster. (2007)

  • Wallsend Embracing the Future – funding to assist the Wallsend Town Retail Precinct to brand, market and revitalise its image and retail product mix. (2007)

  • Living in Harmony Funding to produce a short film targeting young people in the suburb to build on cultural harmony including the staging of a Festival on Harmony Day (2006)

  • New Lambton Village – Festival and Marketing program (2005)

  • Second stage of the Mayfield Marketing Plan. (2005)

  • Cessnock CBD Revitalise program to create an identity to attract new business and consumers to Cessnock CBD. (2004)

  • Cultural Industries Practices Centre – Newcastle University – Case Study of Cultural Planning in an Australian City (PhD student working in Mayfield for three years) (2004)

  • Second round funding for coordination in Cessnock through the Mainstreet Funding program. (2004)

  • Marketing Plan to create a vision for Mayfield for 5 years to develop a sustainable retail environment that is sympathetic to the community. (2003)

"Show me the money"   Jerry Maguire


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