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Jessie Ballantyne

Founder & Managing Director

Biography

Jessie has over 15 years experience in funding and grants. She has worked with government, not-for-profits and businesses in a range of grant related capacities, including: advising local government on grant-making policies and protocols; developing customised grant and funding programs for not-for-profits; sitting on NGO boards as a project planning and management advisor; preparing multi-million dollar national and international grant applications; sitting on grant assessment panels; and designing and facilitating grant writing workshops.

When others see blockers, Jessie sees opportunities. She is a problem solver and solution seeker, who has merged grants with tech to solve grant accessibility issues across Australia. Her commitment to create an easy-to-use, comprehensive and cutting edge online grants platform is reflective in each aspect of The Grants Hub. From the way members search and find grants, to the way our team works remotely, Jessie leads the way in innovation.

Living in regional Victoria and raising three young kids, Jessie is passionate about challenging the norm whilst running a business of excellence. Winning multiple business awards in 2016 is testament to this.

Her responsibilities at The Grants Hub include:
- Leadership and strategic direction
- Innovation
- Content management
- Partnership development.

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