Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising | Mparntwe/Alice Springs

Hannah Kothe, State Manager Development & Partnerships for SA & NT


Hannah Kothe, State Manager Development & Partnerships for SA & NT



9.00am - 4.00pm ACST, 31 May 2024


$100 + GST


Araluen Arts Centre (Witchetty's Function Room) 61 Larapinta Dr, Araluen NT 0870, Australia

Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising

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


Registrations for our Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising workshop are now open to organisations and individuals based in Mparntwe/Alice Springs.

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
  • 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
  • How to develop a fundraising plan

And includes lunch, snacks and coffee/tea.

This is a chance to connect with your peers and learn from Hannah Kothe, your State Manager,  Development and Partnerships for NT who will provide local perspective, case studies and insights on how to implement what you’ve learned.


“ ‘Fundamentals of Fundraising’ workshop was a valuable opportunity to consolidate my on-the-job learning as an emerging fundraiser. From the workshop I gained a better understanding of the ‘bigger picture’ of fundraising, which I have applied every day in my role.” – Sophia Halloway, National Gallery of Australia


“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


For accessibility enquiries, please contact us here.

About the presenter



Hannah is an arts leader and writer with developed connections across NT and SA. She has recently relocated to Tandanya/Adelaide from Mparntwe/Alice Springs.

She has spent the last decade in Central Australia supporting First Nations artists, writers and their artist-owned art centres. She has held leadership roles at Ernabella Arts, the Indigenous Art Code, Papunya Tula Artists, Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Cultural Centre and consulted for art centres and arts organisations across the NT and SA. Most recently she was the Development Manager at NT Writers Centre. In these roles she supported artists, artsworkers and writers to develop and deliver creative projects, grow their businesses and sustain and maintain cultural practice. She has been on the board of Art Monthly magazine since 2015 and more recently joined the board of The Australian Ceramics Association.

Hannah’s critical arts writing has been published in journals and exhibition catalogues nationally, including for Artlink, Art Monthly, ArtsHub and the Journal of Australian Ceramics.

Prior to moving to Central Australia, Hannah worked at museums and galleries in Sydney, including for the University of Sydney Art Collection. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Art History and Indigenous Studies from the University of Sydney.