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The Get That Grant App is a FREE app to:

  • plan projects on the go      
  • get your ideas out of your head and onto paper
  • create a basic business case for anything
  • get ready for a grant

Transform your Vision into Results... Strategic Planning, Grants, Mentoring and Project Management

For over 10 years, The Community Entrepreneur has been supporting entrepreneurial community organisations and the people in them, to get to where they want to be, and make an impact. 

Through services we motivate and support innovators to step up, think outside the box, and change the world, community by community. 

Whether you starting out ready for the next level, this website contains advice and resources to assist you on your journey.

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How we do this

At The Community Entrepreneur, we help forward-thinking people to make   community dreams come true by providing services that help:

  • identify your goals and work out how to make them happen
  • Negotiate people, barriers and systems so you can break through to change
  • Source funding and partners for your projects
  • Take your good ideas and opportunities to the next level
  • save time and effort by engaging our project management and consultancy expertise.
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Programs and Services

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Strategic and Business Planning

Everything starts with an idea that then becomes a plan. So our services range from a DIY Strategic Planning Tool kit to partnership development and done with/for you services, so that you can confidently plan and implement strategies to increase your level of success, and your help organsiation get to where it wants to be.

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Grants and Tenders

Are you looking for a training program, coaching or simply wanting somebody to write grants and tender submissions for you? If so, check out these resources that we have developed to suit your needs, as well as free your time to get on with jobs you enjoy doing and not deal with the stress of putting applications together.

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Training and Mentoring

Explore our face-to-face, online and downloadable resources and events that will give you the skills required to manage your organisation and projects, as and how you learn best. This is also where you will find our Entrepreneurial Thinking Mentoring Program that we have designed to sharpen your focus, hone your skills and create clarity around your mindset.

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Project Management and Facilitation

We have done-for-you services to support you through consultation, collaboration and change, which keep you, your team and community partners focused on the desired result.

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Happy Neighbourhood Project

Involved with a not-for-profit and intrigued by how other NFPs are traveling around the world? How to fly 9000 miles in the blink of an eye and meet up with like-minded people from across the globe Come along, meet, and get to know non-profits from USA, Canada, and more. Just one hour of your time – Thursday at 9 am. No unexpected flight delays, all from the comfort of your desk – and you never know where this journey might lead to.

Let’s have a converstion. Click on the link to choose a suitable date and time: 

Check out our Blogs

Never seen so many letters of support in my life … and they sure packed a punch 

Never seen so many letters of support in my life … and they sure packed a punch 

We just recently got notified of another three grant applications over the line for clients, amounting to $1.2m. Great news…
What is a Community Entrepreneur?

What is a Community Entrepreneur?

Community entrepreneurs are typically groups or organisations that seek out and act upon opportunities to transform communities and create a…
Grant writing tips of the week

Grant writing tips of the week

Never, ever assume that the funder knows who you are and what you do, even if they do (right now).…


I was overwhelmed with how comprehensive our findings were based on current government statistics relating to crime in NSW. I’ve always known that providing alternative positive pathways and opportunities for young people exiting the justice system, was really important, but to see my passion for setting programs up for young offender, backed up by statistics,…

Brooke Williams

“Pat and her staff have been an invaluable resource for our committee. Their energy and commitment have guided our committee over the last few years. We have been able to refer to them for advice. Although we have faced some challenges, we have been able to depend on their support and expertise to guide us…

Jill Graham

“Port Melbourne Neighbourhood Centre (PMNC) has engaged Pat on a variety of projects over the past 12 months and have been very pleased with her work. Pat has been engaged to develop the Port Melbourne Neighbourhood Centre 2015 -2018 strategic plan and also a smaller action plan for our disability arts program. Through the development…

Kate Kelly

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