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Elucid Consulting provides specialist services in competitive tender development, submission and report writing for the community services sector.

Elucid can help with all or any part of the submission development process including research and consultation, evaluation and strategy, content development, critique and analysis, and writing and editing. Elucid can also assist organisations to build their capacity to respond effectively to funding opportunities.

Linda Parmenter is the principal consultant and director of Elucid Consulting. With 20 years of experience in policy, program development and systemic advocacy, Linda is an experienced communicator who has worked across all levels of government and in the community sector.

Linda brings a record of success in securing resources for new projects and uses her comprehensive knowledge of the NGO funding environment and the community services sector to help NGOs to develop effective responses to grant and tender processes. Linda holds a LLB from Melbourne University, and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours and a Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Queensland.

Geographical spread or limits: Elucid Consulting currently works with clients servicing locations throughout NSW and Queensland.  We are happy to take enquires from community sector agencies throughout Australia.


Services provided

Tender Writing and Editing

Elucid is experienced in tender writing and can help organisations with all aspects of the tender development and writing process.

Tender Readiness for Organisations

Elucid can help your organisation prepare for future tender processes. We review your previous tender proposals, examine your internal processes and make recommendations to assist with future bids.

Policy Submissions

Elucid can help shape, research, develop and write policy and advocacy submissions and reports for organisations seeking to influence public debate and policy. 

Facilitation and Training

Elucid offers in-house and tailored training in tender proposal and grant application development and writing.


Values and principles statement

Elucid Consulting’s director and principal consultant, Linda Parmenter, is passionate about achieving social inclusion and justice for people who are vulnerable and experiencing disadvantage.  This is reflected in the advocacy, policy and program development roles and areas of work she has undertaken over the previous 20 years.  These include seeking improvements in consumer protection laws, financial support programs for low-income households, social housing, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services, employment and training opportunities for disadvantaged job seekers, and government responses to addressing poverty and intergenerational disadvantage.

Contact Details

Contact name Linda Parmenter
Mobile number 0401527136

“The Shop”, 85 Overend Street, Norman Park, QLD



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