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ADVANCE YOUR MISSION

Welcome to Samuham Media, an all-inclusive service for Australian not-for-profit and community organisations, offering grant writing, strategy development, and operations consulting services.

 

As a highly successful grant writer, I have secured over AUD 400,000 in funding for small to medium non-profit and community organisations. I specialise in writing compelling and successful applications for organisations that work with multicultural communities, migrants and refugees, youth, arts practitioners, and regional communities.

In addition to grant writing, I am also highly skilled in supporting organisations with their operations, governance and development needs. I can help you streamline your processes, improve efficiency, and identify areas for growth and improvement.

I would be honoured to work with you and your organisation to help you achieve your vision and make a positive impact in your community. My approach is personalised and tailored to your unique needs and values, and I am committed to delivering exceptional results.

To learn more about how I can support your organisation, please book a free consultation online or contact me directly at 0456 130 666. 

ABOUT ME

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PREMA MENON

I am an experienced Project Manager and Grant Writer focusing on strategy and operations. I have performed senior roles in the media and non-profit sectors. I firmly believe everyone should have the same opportunities to realise their potential.

I will work with you to ensure that your proposals and projects are cost-effective, sustainable, and, more importantly, lay a solid foundation for you to grow.

I am based in Sydney, NSW, and work with clients across Australia.


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SUCCESSFUL GRANTS

FRRR - Strengthening Rural Communities Grant Application

Client: Cobargo Wellness Group

Amount: $18,500

Type of grant: Project funding

The Cobargo Wellness Group (CWG) is a non-profit organisation that supports individuals and communities to thrive beyond crises. They provide emotional and physical support to renew communities through individual support and creative community projects, groups and events.

The application was to stage six additional shows and workshops to reach additional 2400 community members in bushfire affected areas - Nambucca, Coffs Harbour and Hawkesbury.

Geelong Community Foundation

Client: Healthy Minds Geelong

Amount: $10,500

Type of grant: Project funding

Healthy Minds Geelong is an resource website providing up to date information on local mental health support services and access to local events focused on normalising mental health for Geelong residents.

The project was to do service mapping to build a mental health hub website, to build a reliable, up to date resource for the community.

FRRR Investing in Not-for-profit Capacity Building in Regional NSW

Client: MidCoast Outreach

Amount: $34,000

Type of grant: Operational funding

MCO provides community support and relief for the Mid Coast LGA region, through food relief, free counselling sessions, referral services and a guidance service to recovery. They work with rural and remote families and individuals who have been impacted by the bushfires, floods and the COVID-19 pandemic. Their office is a drop in centre for the homeless and vulnerable, where we provide refreshments and internet services.

The grant was to build out their organisational capacity to hire one full time staff member, establish office IT infrastructure, and raise their profile to grow their reach and impact through a marketing campaign.

Community Crime Prevention - Youth Engagement Grant

Client: Multicultural Youth Support Services 

Amount: $50,000

Type of grant: Project funding

MYSS builds resilience in young people and their families from marginalised African communities. We connect
people and deliver practical and culturally appropriate services to strengthen a sense of belonging and achieve
positive outcomes for families. They run homework Clubs, counselling sessions, sports activities and job pathways.

The project funding was for an After Hours Program that provides a place for African youth and their parents to connect and learn with their peers, and community members through the homework club, basketball lessons
and parents' support network.

ACT Government - Technology Upgrade Fund

Client: Sierra Leonean Community in Canberra (SLCC) Australia Capital Territory and Regions Incorporated 

Amount: $6,777

Type of grant: Project funding

Sierra Leonean Community in Canberra and Regions ACT Inc (SLCCRACT) is the leading community group for Sierra Leonean Australians and migrants, supporting around 350 community members.

The grant was to improve the IT capability of the organisation by building a website and purchasing IT equipment.

Multicultural NSW - Empowering and Supporting Local Communities 

Client: Thadam

Amount: $15,300

Type of grant: Project funding

MYSS builds resilience in young people and their families from marginalised African communities. We connect
people and deliver practical and culturally appropriate services to strengthen a sense of belonging and achieve
positive outcomes for families. They run homework Clubs, counselling sessions, sports activities and job pathways.

The project funding was an After Hours Program that provides a place for African youth and their parents to connect and learn with their peers, and community members through the homework club, basketball lessons
and parents' support network.

SERVICES

Services
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GRANT WRITING

Working with a Grant Writer will give your organisation a better chance at a successful application.

I will:

  • provide objective advice on whether your organisation meets the eligibility requirements of a grant.

  • guide on additional documents for a comprehensive application.

  • adhere to complex grant application instructions on your behalf.

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STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT

Working with an Operational and Strategic Consultant will help ensure the future viability of your organisation. 

​Work with me to produce:

  • business plans

  • fundraising strategies

  • marketing strategies

  • strategic plans

  • operational plans 

  • budget forecasts

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