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Looking for funding?

New Zealand’s most innovative online fundraising platform is here to help the not-for-profit sector to be financially sustainable so our communities can thrive.

Funding HQ provides cost-effective access to leading expertise and resources, particularly when the funding landscape is changing fast.

Community groups and not-for-profit organisations around New Zealand are already benefiting from using Funding HQ.

Councils are also purchasing subscriptions for their community groups as a way to improve fundraising capability.

Register to find out how Funding HQ can help you.

 

Here is what some of our clients say about Funding HQ

“Hutt Multicultural Council (HMC) has been working with Funding HQ since early April of 2021 on the recommendation of Hutt City Council (HCC) so that we can investigate and prepare funding applications for the work the Council does in the community on an annual basis.

We have been gradually working through the series of modules as part of the programme and the interaction and support from Funding HQ consultants has been just great and we have a regular, as required catch up.

The programme is well constructed and those undertaking the work are under no pressure to complete work other than that set by the organisation.

In HMC’s case we have an individual undertaking the work set in the Funding HQ programme, but on the majority of occasions both the President and Treasurer will also give input into the module so that we have covered as much as we can of the specific topic.

HMC is very grateful to HCC for the support they have extended to us with the programme.

We cannot recommend Funding HQ more highly for the programme they provide.”

Robert de Cartier-McCarthy, Project Coordinator

MultiFest 2022

Hutt Multicultural Council.

“Like many people, I was thrown in the deep end when it comes to funding.  There was no training, just learn as you go. The picture of someone doggy paddling round and round in circles comes to mind. Our organisation jumped at the chance when we were offered to participate with Funding HQ.  The biggest thing it has given us is the direction we needed.  It reassured us that we were on the right path, while reviewing those critical questions – What is our case for funding? Who are we and what is our vision? How do we align with potential funders? We’re looking forward to working on the sponsorship modules and getting some coaching to polish up our pitch to corporates and potential funders.”

Aimee Matthews – Te Ora Hou

 “We are working with the Funding HQ team to get clear on our authentic ‘why’. In taking the time to clarify our key messaging, we know this will help us identify what outcomes and activities we want funders to support us with and also align with the right partners.

The Funding HQ team has supported us to keep momentum (and morale) up around fundraising in amongst our competing demands. Check ins give us a renewed sense of enthusiasm and focus, helping to navigate fundraising fatigue and provided a useful sounding board for ideas. 

We look forward to working with the Funding HQ team in 2021 to develop our corporate partnership programme”

Justin Connor – Seeds to Feeds

Founder & Trustee

Funding HQ captures the proven fundraising methodology developed by Giblin Group.

 

Giblin Group is a regionally-focused professional services consultancy that has secured more than $150 million in public and private funding for projects across New Zealand. We understand the fundraising challenges out there and have developed proven methodology that gets results for both large and smaller scale fundraising campaigns.

We’re excited to provide cost-effective access to our leading expertise and resources through our online platform so that more organisations can build capability and reach their fundraising goals.

Hear from the founder, Jenni Giblin on why she created Funding HQ

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Funding HQ can help lift your fundraising capability to the next level.

 

We’re here to help in a range of sectors and communities; from art organisations, to social service providers, environmental groups, sports groups, and schools that require funding. 

We know some groups now need to look at new ways and approaches to fundraising. Now more than ever it is important to be strategic with fundraising. This requires planning and diversification. That’s where Funding HQ can help. We believe those looking to raise between $30,000 and $2million will get the most from Funding HQ. 

Funding HQ can help with a vast range of funding needs – both for one-off projects, to organisations needing ongoing fundraising support.


 

Funding HQ helps you to:

  • Discover new funding opportunities that match your needs
  • Build a compelling case for investment
  • Develop a funding plan with a diverse range of funding sources
  • Tailor applications to demonstrate alignment to a funder’s priorities and criteria
  • Understand how to approach funders and make ‘the ask’
  • Measure and report on the ‘impact’ of a funder’s contribution
  • Look after funders and establish long-term partnerships

Funding HQ is your complete solution

Funding HQ is a self-directed online platform that gives you all the coaching, templates, tips, tools and resources you need to get a successful funding outcome. It guides you through the following essential steps to navigate today’s new funding environment.

 

The platform has three key modules.

  • Building a compelling case for funding
  • Creating your funding plan
  • Designing your funder retention plan

 

 

  • Build a compelling case for funding with the information that funders look for most. This resource will help you to effectively position your project or organisation to meet funder criteria and increase your chances of funding success. 

 

  • Create your own tailor-made fundraising plan which identifies funding opportunities across a broad range of sources and outlines the ‘who, what and when’ for your funding applications. Being organised is one of the keys to winning funding. Having a clear and strategic plan will help you increase your chances of getting more funding, more often. 

 

  • Create a plan to look after your funders effectively in order to retain and even grow their contributions over time 
 
And this is only the start! Funding HQ will continue to release additional features and content. The fundraising landscape is ever changing, so we will be updating and adding material on funding opportunities constantly.

 


You’re in control

We designed Funding HQ with your busy life in mind.

You can work through the step-by-step modules over time. You can make a start on any of the modules and come back to them when it suits you.

To be successful in fundraising takes time and commitment. What you put in, you’ll get out.  The good news is that with Funding HQ you’ll have access to the tools and techniques you need and we are here to support you to get the results you seek.

 

 


 

Meet the Funding HQ team

The Funding HQ team is here to help you get the most out of your experience, and to keep delivering innovations and insights that help you reach your funding potential.

Our team has years of fundraising experience, volunteering hours and work at the coal face. Collectively we’ve raised millions of dollars for community organisations.

Jenni Giblin - Director 

Jenni Giblin – Funding HQ

Jenni’s vision brings the magic to Funding HQ and she’s your go-to for sales. She has vast experience in all facets of fundraising with particular expertise in central government, donor management, philanthropy, and governance.

jenni@funding-hq.com

0276304392

Jess Dickie

Jess Dickie – Funding HQ

Jess creates our coaching resources. She is supremely skilled at developing compelling cases for investment and central government applications.

jess@funding-hq.com

0275338891

Craig Ireson

Craig Ireson – Funding HQ

Craig helps keep our coaching resources fresh. His specialist areas are local government, corporate partnerships and community fundraising and activations.

craig@funding-hq.com

0278893482

Lizzie Edwards

Lizzie Edwards – Funding HQ

Lizzie is always ready to lend a hand. She’ll guide you through the Funding HQ process if you need help. Her specialist areas are corporate partnerships, events, and local government.

lizzie@funding-hq.com

021541774

Margot Le Lievre

Margot Le Lievre – Funding HQ

Margot keeps Funding HQ running smoothly by managing the admin that happens behind the scenes. She is a dab hand at marketing and communications too.

Contact Margot for any technical support or general questions.

margot@funding-hq.com

0278988587

 

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If your organisation is currently looking to raise $30,000 or more and is committed to building fundraising capability, we’d love to work with you.

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