Jennifer Banks

Jennifer is an experienced Business Development and Income Generation senior manager within the not for profit sector.  She has vast experience leading on competitive tendering processes and funding applications. As a natural networker and communicator, Jennifer excels in identifying, negotiating and securing partnership and consortia arrangements.

Key skills & experience

  • Tender writing and funding applications;
  • Developing processes and procedures to ensure organisations are funding ready
  • Writing funding strategies and action plans
  • Presentation and interview preparation for tender/funding applications
  • Facilitating the development of new ideas, embedding innovation and coaching/mentoring support


Recent projects

  • Currently supporting a start-up charity to become ‘income generation’ ready and to devise a one-year fundraising strategy and associated activity.
  • Development of a national plan to collate data on retenders, new business, business proposals, contract variations and property developments to inform pipeline planning and resource allocation.
  • Mentored a Charity Works Graduate, coached and supported income generating teams.
  • Managed a team that in Jan 2018 were awarded an internal Recognition Award for exceeding income targets and demonstrating strong performance.

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