Introduction to Arts Fundraising and the Australian Cultural Fund (ACF) | Canberra
Christina Chiam, State Manager for NSW & ACTContact
12pm - 2pm, 25 May 2023
Gorman Main Hall, Gorman Arts Centre, 55 Ainslie Ave, Braddon ACT
Arts Fundraising and the Australian Cultural Fund | Canberra
Are you an independent artist, collective or cultural entity eager to learn about private sector fundraising and opportunities to build your confidence and capabilities?
Join Creative Partnerships Australia in Canberra for a free workshop introducing the principles of arts fundraising and the Australian Cultural Fund (ACF), an online fundraising platform for artists.
This session will suit leaders and/or fundraisers within cultural organisations and individual artists seeking the tools and confidence to begin their fundraising journey. It will cover fundamental elements of philanthropy and sponsorship, share simple strategies to kick start your fundraising, and demonstrate how the Australian Cultural Fund can facilitate donations to help bring your vision to life.
Participants will meet the ACF team and have the opportunity to connect with Christina Chiam, our State Manager for NSW & ACT, for a free one-on-one meeting. To book a meeting with Christina, send an enquiry with your availability here.
This event is presented in partnership with ArtsACT.
Creative Partnerships Australia is a commonwealth government arts agency helping to build industry sustainability through private sector engagement.
About the presenter
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.