Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising | Launceston
Understand the foundations of arts fundraising to build greater sustainability for arts organisations and artists.
Please note: This event has been postponed and registrants will be notified of the rescheduled date.
Registrations for our online Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising workshop are now open to organisations and individuals based in Launceston.
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 Partnerships.
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
- 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 Steven Richardson your Creative Partnerships State Manager for VIC and TAS, who will provide local perspective, case studies and insights on how to implement what you’ve learned.
This workshop will be focused on organisations in and around Launceston.
About the presenter:
Steven Richardson – State Manager: Victoria & Tasmania
Steven brings many years of significant fundraising experience, having been primarily responsible for raising financial investment in all of his previous executive positions.
As founder of Black Arm Band, he raised more than $8 million and brokered many significant partnerships.
With a background spanning a variety of artistic, producing, and programming roles – including as a director, curator and producer – Steven’s varied experience allows for a holistic view of fundraising. As Artistic Associate for Melbourne Festivals, and founding Artistic Director of Arts House, he raised or assisted in raising significant financial investment.
Steven has served on a number of advisory boards, including five years as Deputy Chair of the Dance Board for the Australia Council for the Arts, Vichealth Arts Advisory and others.