What my clients say…

“You have to have a very particular and refined set of skills to help a new social enterprise start-up synthesize its ambitions into a cohesive and compelling funding application! Helen teased out our vision and probed us around our future social impact, and then challenged us around our plans for sustainability. Amazing. Looking forward to working with her again in the near future.”
Celia Hodson, Founder Hey Girls Buy One Give One Sanitary Pads


“Helen is a master of her craft – she conducts superb research and aligns trusts, foundations and corporations to the charitable mission. Her writing is top notch and she is thorough in her approach to preparing proposals. Helen is enjoyable to work with and delivers to meet the client goals.” 
Stephen Mally, Director, Fundraising Force


“Helen helped us with practical, thorough and excellent value fundraising advice drawn from her deep nfp experience and right-sized for our organisation.  I would recommend Helen to your organisation without hesitation.”
Anthony Garnham, Business Development Manager, Beacon Foundation


“Helen has assisted The Grant Engineer with grant writing and research work. She is professional, reliable, and very efficient. I highly recommend her as a provider of professional communication services, and as someone who works succinctly to a project brief. She’s also delightful to deal with.”
Peggy Hailstone, Chief Grant Writer, The Grant Engineer


“Helen is great to work with. Her ability to condense large amounts of information into concise proposals quickly and effectively is impressive. Her experience with finances and budgeting has also been very useful and we have valued her sector knowledge.”
Melissa Warner, Principal Public Health Officer, HIV Foundation Queensland


“Helen showed a real sense of professionalism in her consultancy approach to a recent investment application. Her advice on process, content and style was much needed, as was her sound understanding of the budgets. All done quickly and wouldn’t hesitate using her again.”
Duncan Ballantyne, Director, Ballantyne Communications


“Helen is a skilled writer whose work is of an excellent standard. Efficient, reliable and able to work to tight deadlines, we look forward to working with her again in the future.”
– Dr. Domingo Sánchez-Zarza, Deputy Head of Unit at Cooperation Unit, Inspiralia


We worked with Helen on several projects, where she provided a range of support including project evaluation, proposal and report writing, marketing support, research and webinar facilitation. Her expertise was invaluable to our organisation. She is reliable, efficient and a pleasure to work with and I highly recommend her.”
Michele Goldman, CEO, School for Social Entrepreneurs Australia (SSE)


“Helen has the invaluable ability to think outside the box – she constantly looks for ways to innovate and improve. She also demonstrates initiative, creativity and tenacity during challenging and pressured periods…She brings a professional approach, sound judgement, reliability, a willingness to take on hard work, and an ability to make and sustain good working relationships with colleagues, members and partners alike.” 
– Maree Aldam, Chief Executive, INSP


“Helen Harvey is one of those rare finds, a passionate, flexible, insightful and efficient remote contractor/consultant who operates like a colleague. Clear, open and direct, Helen is outcomes focused and consistently delivers work of a high standard marrying the big picture and minutiae seamlessly. Having worked with Helen at a previous organisation when additional work comes up that requires diverse skill sets (interviewing, analysis, research and writing) she is my first port of call. I happily recommend Helen.”
Hannah Miller, Capacity Building Program Manager, Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA)


Contact me for a free introductory chat, where you can tell me about your situation and we’ll establish together if and how I can best be of help.

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