THERESE LANIGAN BEHRENT
INDEPENDENT NFP FUNDING CONSULTANT
AND CAPACITY BUILDER
Therese is a capacity builder and funding specialist who has varied experience supporting community groups, social enterprises and values driven organisations with training, strategic advice and operational support as an Independent Consultant. She brings a grounded and practical understanding to support organisation’s further their mission through establishing robust planning frameworks, powerful storytelling and strategic funding support.
Therese’s experience in the sector as a funder (Vodafone Foundation, Lottery Community Auckland and Auckland Council), Grants Specialist, Senior Marketer and Sponsorship Manager (for ASB, Vodafone & Jucy), has given her invaluable knowledge of what it takes to engage funders, secure funding streams and build a sustainable organisation.
In a voluntary capacity, Therese enjoys coaching not-for-profit organisations with their crowdfunding endeavours through her work with The Funding Network.