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Volunteering Sunny Coast

redtapebusters.com/tender-writing-services-brisbane - Red Tape Busters provide unique service in USA. Company director Shane Bowering offers many government services like lobbying, tender writing, job application writing, evolving services. In the PPT you can find easily Red Tape Busters success, grant writing secrets. We are identifying grant opportunities sites of USA government.

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Volunteering Sunny Coast

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  1. Red Tape Busters Delivered by Shane Bowering Director Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  2. From Little things Bigger Things Grow • Created Opportunity to leave Public Sector • Started Planning Business (TCATS) • Job Application/PT Consultants • Asked to lobby QT • Brisbane Extra • ACA • Sunday Mail • Talk Back Radio/ABC • Rest is History Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  3. Evolving Services • Started as Lobbyists and writing Job Applications • Moved into Grant Writing • Then Business/Strategic Plans • Now Organisational Development and • Tenders Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  4. Successes • Lobbying – rezonings, resumptions, banks, telecommunications, Government, Councils. • Grants - $21.7 million for hospital project, $4.9 million for disability accommodation, $1million in funding for agricultural peak body, $600k for translation services, $470k for a respite service, $400k for museum display, $340k for farming enterprise, $220k for abattoir • Tenders - $13 million Woolworths tender, $6.4 million for construction project Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  5. Secrets to Grant Writing • Professional Organisation • Strategic Plans • Develop Projects • Project Plans/Business Cases • Partnering • Identify Grant Opportunities • Match Grants to Projects • Submission Writing Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  6. Secrets to Grant Writing • Acquittal • Reports Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  7. Professional Organisation • Constitution • Defined and Publicised Aims/Goals/Objectives • Smooth Functioning Committee • Skilled Committee Members • Defined Roles and Responsibilities • Volunteer/Support Base • Strategic Plan • Project Plans Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  8. Professional Organisation • Regular Committee Meetings which report on outcomes and actions • Policies and Procedures in place • Regular review of Strategic Plan and strategic direction Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  9. Strategic Plan • What information should be included in a Strategic Plan? Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  10. Strategic Plan Strategic Plans should include the following:- • Overview/History of Organisation • Goals/Objectives/Projects for the next three to five years • SWOT Analysis • Financial Information • Supported by a yearly Operational Plan Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  11. Project Planning • Ability to deliver – time, skills • Cost • Does project support overall objectives and direction? • Can we partner? • Is project “fundable”? • Can we incorporate different project foci? • Where might funding come from? • What outcomes will the project realise? Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  12. Project Foci • Disability • Women • ATSI • CALD • Arts/Culture • Sport/Rec • Health • Children Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  13. Project Foci • Disadvantage • Youth • Homelessness Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  14. Project Plans/Business Cases • Project Plans/Business Cases should be developed for complex projects • Used to give direction and to manage projects • Used to support funding submissions -RDA • Spells out timelines/tasks/responsibilities • Provides rational and evidence for need for project • Details costings/budget and cost/benefit Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  15. Identifying Grant Opportunities • Local Council • State Government - www.qld.gov.au/grants/ • Federal Government – www.grantslink.gov.au Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  16. Identifying Grant Opportunities • Our Community – www.ourcommunity.com.au • Philanthropy Online - www.philanthropy.org.au • Newspapers (Sat and Wed) • State and Federal Members Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  17. Identify Grant Opportunities • Networking • Corporate grants ie McDonalds/Telstra/Comm Bank • Must identify ALL possible grant opportunities Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  18. Matching Projects to Programs Matching programs & projects • Criteria to consider: Geographic location Purpose of funding Eligibility requirements Target groups Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  19. Matching Projects to Programs Funding type Amount available Allowable expenditure Excluded expenditure Timelines Accountability Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  20. Matching Projects to Programs • Match projects to most suitable funding program • Prepare Matrix – forward plan over next 6 months at least Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  21. Submission Writing • What are the key aspects of successful submission writing? Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  22. Submission Writing • Guidelines – read the guidelines, read the guidelines – read the guidelines • Audience • No Acronyms • Consider font, format, space/character/word limits Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  23. Submission Writing • Know’ the funding organisation • ‘Deconstruct’ the question • Talk the talk – align language • Clear & succinct Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  24. Submission Writing • Reference to other documents • Dot point, figures, abbreviations • Draft, refine, draft, refine • Write with passion but be fair dinkum Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  25. Acquittal • Invoices & receipts • Bank statements • Financial records • Profit & loss • Insurance certificates • Treasurer’s report • Audited financial statement • Letters from suppliers • Letters of thanks Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  26. Reports • Prepare reports as required by Fund Manager • Keep them informed throughout • Ensure any changes/obstacles/problems are communicated and endorsed as appropriate Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

  27. Twitter/Facebook/Website Please follow us on:- Twitter – RedTapeBusters Facebook – Red Tape Busters Website – www.redtapebusters.com Red Tape Busters Pty Ltd

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