Getting Grant Ready:
- Understanding the seven-step process to ensure your business is best placed to take advantage of grant opportunities;
- Understanding the importance of having a Strategic Business Plan and why this is the foundation stone on which your application is based;
- Obtain practical tips on how to complete grant applications – including mapping an application to a current small business grant;
- Obtain an overview of some of the relevant grant funding opportunities available to help you achieve your business goals.
8:45am Registration for a 9:00am Start
This practical session will be presented by Dianne Brown, Business Advisor with SRJ Walker Wayland, on behalf of RDA Moreton Bay
Dianne is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years public practice experience in the small to medium sized enterprise (SME) market. Dianne’s career has been fuelled by her intellectual curiosity and her desire to know how businesses work, what drives the business and its owners and how we can do things better to achieve both our business and life goals.
Dianne’s special skill is her ability to communicate complex tax and accounting information in easy to understand language tailored to various audiences including business owners, managers, non-accountants and accountants.
To support this, Dianne has developed a special interest in accessing alternative funding arrangements to help businesses achieve their growth. As such, she specialises in evaluating and obtaining both Federal and State Grant funding for businesses operating in both the commercial arena and the not-for-profit space.