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The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising

Friday, 14 June 2024

9:30 am

The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising.

Understand the foundations of arts fundraising to build greater sustainability for arts organisations and artists.

The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising workshop is ideal for arts organisations and artists looking for the know-how, confidence and inspiration to kickstart or grow income from philanthropy, donors, and business partners. Join colleagues in your cultural sector gaining insights into national trends; reviewing essential fundraising principles including the differences between sponsorship and philanthropy; how to be fundraising ready; and strategic insights into crowdfunding, donor circles and trusts & foundations. The course will also explain how to find, retain and build relationships creating long-term support using best practice stewardship.

The course will cover the opportunities and resources provided by the Australian Cultural Fund as well as outline matched funding programs provided by Creative Australia.

This workshop is ideal for:
– Arts professionals who want to learn the basics of arts fundraising, philanthropy and sponsorship;
– Arts professionals with some fundraising experience and knowledge; and/or
– Board members of arts organisations interested in diversifying their organisation’s income streams.

This interactive workshop will cover business partnerships, philanthropy, how to make your organisation fundraising-ready, building a case for support, fundraising strategies, and how to develop a fundraising plan. This is a chance to connect with your peers and learn from Creative Australia’s State Manager, Development & Partnerships (VIC/TAS), who will provide local perspective, case studies and insights on how to implement what you’ve learned.

“Attending the Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising was a really insightful experience, providing me with the knowledge and tools required to refresh our company’s private fundraising strategy”  – Katy Green Loughrey, Powerhouse Youth Theatre

Duration: 4 hours

All Tickets: $40 includes lunch, snacks and tea/coffee.