Tuesday, 18 April 2017

The Fundamentals of Fundraising Workshop

Duldig Studio, Flirt - From Vienna to Melbourne

A workshop presented by Creative Partnerships Australia

Wednesday 10 May, 10AM to 5PM
Design Tasmania
Brisbane Street

General admission $70. Tickets here

Shore up your fundraising smarts!

The Fundamentals of Fundraising provides a comprehensive overview of the foundations and principles that all arts fundraising and development staff need to know.
This workshop is perfect for emerging practitioners who want the basics of arts philanthropy and sponsorship, and established arts workers who want a refresher.

It's an excellent opportunity to network with your peers and connect with your local Creative Partnerships State Manager, who will provide you with a local perspective and insights on how to implement what you've learned.
The workshop will cover
  • Business partnerships
  • Philanthropy
  • How to make your organisation ready to fundraise
  • Developing a philanthropy plan
  • Building a case for support
  • Case studies
Who should attend?
  • Not-for-profit arts and cultural organisations with an interest in improving their skills
  • Anyone who plays a role in securing fundraising at an arts or cultural organisation
  • Development staff and CEOs and Executive Directors

Presented by Steven Richardson

Steven has many years of significant fundraising experience, having been primarily responsible for raising financial support in all his previous executive positions. As founder of Black Arm Band he raised more than $8 million and brokered many significant partnerships since the organisation’s inception. His experience allows a holistic view of fundraising and includes a variety of artistic, producing and programming roles, including as a director, curator and producer. As Artistic Associate for Melbourne Festivals, and founding Artistic Director of Arts House he raised or assisted to raise significant financial support. He has served on advisory boards including five years as Deputy Chair of the Dance Board for the Australia Council for the Arts, Vichealth Arts Advisory and others. Steven is the State Manager of Victoria and Tasmania 

About Creative Partnerships Australia

Established following the merger of Australia Business Arts Foundation (AbaF) and Artsupport in 2013, the role of Creative Partnerships Its goal is to foster a culture of private sector support for the arts in Australia to grow a more sustainable, vibrant and ambitious cultural sector for the benefit of all Australians.
It does this by investing in the professional and business development of the arts sector to maximise partnership potential and long-term growth, by working with business and philanthropists to facilitate and champion arts partnerships and investment, and through our matched funding programs for artists and arts organisations.

Its expert team specialises in arts fundraising and arts philanthropy, arts and business partnerships, and business development for the arts. We’re here to provide advice to artists, arts organisations, philanthropists and businesses about partnerships, mentoring and investment.

Creative Partnerships Australia administers the Australian Cultural Fund, a collective giving platform for Australian artists that encourages and facilitates tax deductible donations to the arts.
Creative Partnerships Australia is supported by the Australian Government through the Department of Communications and the Arts.

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