Funding Connection
Connecting schools, sports clubs and not-for-profit organisations with funding opportunities

How It Works

How It Works

Funding applications are a team effort. You know your group and I know what funders need in an application. Using Google docs, email and phone, together we create an application that packs a punch!

My job is to help you compile a concise funding application that is on point and includes all information necessary and nothing further. To ensure you apply to the funders you are eligible to apply to, providing complete information and applying in a timely manner to meet your needs.

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My expertise:

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  • Experience in compiling great applications
  • Knowing which funder to apply to and when to apply
  • Having supplier contacts in IT and playgrounds
  • Understanding the difference between a need and a want
  • Strong ability to think outside the box to source solutions
  • Accurate with a high level of attention to detail

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What I need from you:

  • A designated person to work with
  • A commitment of about 10 hours over 4-6 weeks

    The funders that you are eligible to apply to is determined by your location and the community you serve.

    Contract for Service

    A Contract for Service outlines the scope and nature of service, the tasks I will undertake, fees and timing of payment. It is the Contract between client and Funding Connection.





    On a Contract for Service, I will:

    • Work with you to compile your application
    • Respond promptly to queries
    • Draft and edit documents  
    • Assist in obtaining quotes 
    • Guide you through the application process 
    • Source the most appropriate funder to apply to for your purpose
    • Discuss your potential application with the relevant funder to ensure it will be considered 
    • Provide a list of what needs to be in a quote as per funders requirements
    • Assist you to complete the application form

    Through A Contract for Service you will learn :

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    • What supporting information should include
    • How to use repetition effectively
    • The importance of your own contribution
    • How to compile a great costings budget
    • How to write a cover letter for maximum impact
    • How to make your Operational Budget stretch further
    • What funders' need in a quote and an application
    • How to compile a concise funding application
    • Tips on compiling your Accountability Report

    Avoid common pitfalls that may mean your application is not even considered

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    Contact us today to get your funding sorted!