The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising | Margaret River
Building 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.
With Creative Partnerships Australia, learn how to attract and maintain support from donors and business, diversifying your sources of revenue.
WA State Manager James Boyd will offer a full one-day course, The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising, in partnership with Regional Arts WA. The course will explore how regionally situated arts companies, community arts groups and artists can develop support for their activities through engagement with the private sector.
The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising
The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising provides a complete overview of private sector revenue opportunities appropriate for regional organisations and artists. Join colleagues in your cultural sector gaining insights into national trends; reviewing essential fundraising principals 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. This workshop will cover the opportunities and resources provided by the Australian Cultural Fund as well as outline matched funding programs provided by Creative Partnerships Australia.
Registrations for our Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising workshop are now open to organisations and individuals in Margaret River.
This workshop is ideal for:
- Arts professionals, leadership teams, and board members who want to learn the basics of arts fundraising, philanthropy and sponsorship;
- Arts professionals, leadership teams, and board members with some fundraising experience and knowledge;
- Leaders and board members of regional arts organisations and projects in and around Margaret River; or
- Individual artists in and around Margaret River.
A full-day interactive workshop, covering:
- Business partnerships
- How to make your organisation fundraising ready
- Building a case for support
- Fundraising strategies
- How to develop a fundraising plan
This is an opportunity to connect with peers, gaining inspiration, sharing real-world experiences and building achievable strategies relevant to your unique context. Creative Partnerships State Manager for WA, James Boyd, will provide local perspective, case studies and insights and expert guidance on how to implement the learnings from the workshop.
The cost for attending is $65.00 +GST, including lunch, tea and coffee and snacks.
All participants, staff and presenters attending this event will need to follow simple health and hygiene measures. These measures are outlined in Creative Partnerships Australia’s COVIDSafe Plan. Additionally, venue health and safety protocols will be in place. View the HEART Safety Plan and COVID-19 Communications.
About the presenter:
James Boyd, WA & SA Manager, Creative Partnerships Australia
Creative Partnerships Australia is a commonwealth government arts agency helping to build industry sustainability through private sector engagement. James Boyd has consulted for over 250 arts companies in collaboration, sponsorship and fundraising. Prior to this he was the Executive Manager, Development for the West Australian Symphony Orchestra where he raised $15 million. He is a graduate of the Executive Program for Non-profit Leaders in the Arts, Stanford University and holds a Graduate Certificate of Social Impact from UWA. He is also the National Convener of Impact100 and Collective Giving Australia. He has published a number of articles on fundraising in the arts and collaborative philanthropy.
This event is presented in partnership with Regional Arts WA and the following promotion partners:
The Creative Corner and Regional Arts WA
Creative Partnerships Australia is a commonwealth government arts agency helping to build industry sustainability through private sector engagement.