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 school/group and I know what funders want to see (and NOT want to see) in an application. Using Google docs, together we create the necessary documents. I talk you through these, helping you find YOUR words to tell your particular story of your need for funding. The first application becomes your template for subsequent applications. Therefore the cost of my service becomes cheaper as you do most of the work. I work with you from the start of all applications to guide you through the process and review what you compile, suggesting changes and amendments and sourcing the most appropriate funder to apply to.

My expertise:

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  • 8 years experience in compiling great applications

  • Knowing which funder to apply to and when to apply

  • Having a range of supplier contacts

  • 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

Contract for Service

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


On a Contract for Service, I will:

  • Guide you through the application process

  • Help you find your words to tell your story

  • Work with you to compile your application

  • Respond promptly to queries

  • Draft and edit documents

  • Work after hours at no extra cost

  • Assist in obtaining quotes

  • Provide a list of what needs to be in a quote as per funders requirements

  • 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

  • Assist you to complete the application form

  • Provide tips for your Accountability Report

Through A Contract for Service you will learn :

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  • What should be included in Supporting Information

  • How to use repetition effectively

  • The importance of your own contribution

  • How to create 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

  • 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!