Creative Partnerships Information Session | Orana Region

Christina Chiam


Christina Chiam



12pm - 2pm AEST, 31 May 2022


No cost


Western Plains Cultural Centre, Wingewarra Street, Dubbo NSW, Australia

Do you want to learn more about how Creative Partnerships supports artists and arts organisations to develop private sector fundraising skills?

Registrations for the Creative Partnerships Information Session are now open. This session will benefit leaders and fundraisers from regional arts organisations and projects, as well as individual artists located in the Orana Region. All participants will also have the opportunity to connect with Christina Chiam, our State Manager for NSW & ACT.

This session will introduce the programs and services offered by Creative Partnerships, including our coaching and advice service that provides free tailored, one-on-one advice with our State Managers. It will also introduce the Australian Cultural Fund, our online fundraising platform, and cover fundamental elements of philanthropy and sponsorship; from writing an effective case for support, to the fundraising roles and responsibilities of the Board.

Christina will also be available for one-on-one meetings after the presentation on 31 May & 1 June 2022. Register for a one-on-one meeting by sending an enquiry with your availability here.

About the presenter:

Christina Chiam

Christina Chiam is Creative Partnerships Australia’s State Manager for NSW & ACT and has over 15 years’ experience in the cultural, not-for-profit and education sectors in Australia and overseas. She was previously the Head of Development at Sydney Film Festival, leading the sponsorship team as they navigated through the dramatic impact brought about by COVID-19.

Her extensive career spans business development, fundraising strategy, stakeholder relations and event management. Christina has deep appreciation of the different operating contexts across the sector, having worked across small-to-medium and major companies. A thoughtful leader well versed in coaching teams, Christina mentors aspiring arts managers and works openly and collaboratively towards organisational goals.


This event is presented in partnership with the Dubbo Regional Council.

Creative Partnerships Australia is a commonwealth government arts agency helping to build industry sustainability through private sector engagement.