Startup Support, Social Impact and Enterprise Development

About Irene

Social Enterprise and Social Impact Startup and Enterprise Support

Irene Lemon is an award-winning founder of a creative business, the social enterprise Magic Electricity Box. She is a Mill House Ventures GRIST alumni and advocate for female entrepreneurs.

Freelance Grant Writer

Irene is also a freelance grant consultant, and a creative industries business advisor for Creative Plus Business, delivering the NSW Department of Industry Business Connect program across NSW. Irene specialises in business skills facilitation, education and training, and advisory coaching. Irene has proven success in helping small businesses and individuals to find and apply for grants, plan for business success and grow strategically while remaining small, nimble, sassy and successful!

Areas of Expertise

Irene has facilitated industry development programs with keystone funding partners to increase the quality of funding applications received. She has provided white label resources and industry consultation services to build bespoke learning programs that save grant makers time and frustrations inherent in dealing with sub-optimal applications. Irene specialises in open, competitive grants across all tiers of government, impact and social change grants and fellowships, and sustainable grant strategies to enhance small business success.

Irene’s years of experience as a grant writer and small business revenue strategist has helped a diverse range of 400+ businesses in various sectors across international, national, rural, remote and regional NSW benefit from successful funding applications to the value of more than $40MIL AUD.

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