Grant Writing Workshop

17 March 2023

Thank you to everyone who came to the Mullum SEED Grant Writing Workshop – proudly funded by Splendour in the Grass Community Grants and hosted by Wombat Creative & special guests. If you would like to be involved in future up-skilling workshops Contact us.

Grant Writing Workshop for Environmental Organisations

10am – 1.30pm

Friday 17 March 2023

Lunch included

Meeting Room, Mullumbimby Ex Services Club

About the workshop

A grant writing workshop tailored for environmental organisations. Each seat is fully-subsidised.

This interactive workshop will lead participants through a logical and light-hearted process for assessing eligibility, reality-checking likelihood of receiving funding and turning a project idea into a solid plan that funders will love.


  • What funding bodies are really looking for
  • The common types of grants: government, corporate and philanthropic funding programs
  • Reality checking your project for its eligibility and likelihood of funding
  • How to interpret guidelines and make them work for you
  • Turning your project idea into a project plan
  • Budgets, buzzwords and tips to make your application smooth and logical
  • How to write a funding submission in just twenty minutes. True!
  • Where to get information about grants that are available

Master Mind Team

Samantha Morris

Samantha Morris

Workshop Host, Wombat Creative

Facilitator Samantha Morris from Wombat Creative is a professional grant writer with 30 years experience working on projects just like yours. Having written proposals which have resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars of funding for Australian communities, Sam now teaches other people how to smash their grant-seeking goals by writing winning applications.

Techa Beaumont

Techa Beaumont

Board Member, Mullum SEED

Techa Beaumont has been a vibrant force in the not-for-profit sector for 23 years. Her international experience has seen her initiate and lead programs in the human rights and environmental justice space globally. Her fundraising experience includes the successful cultivation of relationships with government funding agencies and diverse philanthropic organisations. 

Jeannette Martin

Jeannette Martin

Board Member, Mullum SEED

Jeannette Martin has been working with community organisations for 24 years. She is the co-founder of Mullum SEED and the Mullumbimby Community Garden and enjoys supporting new groups and their projects to get off the ground. She has written multiple successful grants. She will share the secrets of learning from each submission (including the unsuccessful ones), and how to use them as building blocks to turn a good idea into a great project.
Kate Little

Kate Little

Community Grants, Splendour in the Grass

Kate Little is Cultural Community Manager with Splendour in the Grass and a Creative Director & Producer with over 20 years’ experience. She will share insights from funding community grants for over 10 years. Kate was officially recognised by the New South Wales State Government in 2018 for her contribution to the Events Industry and added to the official State Hansard.

Thanks to our Sponsor