Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising Workshops

Understand the foundations of arts fundraising to build greater sustainability for arts organisations and artists with our Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising workshops.

Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising


The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising workshops are 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.

These workshops are 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.


Upcoming Workshops:

The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising | Cairns

Monday 6 March 2023, at Bulmba-ja Arts Centre


Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising | Broome

Past Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising Workshops