Past Knowledge Series

Creative Partnerships Knowledge Series is a master course of eight online seminars in arts fundraising. Presented by leading Australian and international experts, the webinars cover essential fundraising topics contextualised and relevant to the unique Australian cultural landscape.

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Knowledge Series 1 (March – June 2021)

Knowledge Series is a suite of custom-designed intensive webinars, devised to enhance industry skills and knowledge of arts and cultural fundraising in Australia.

These arts-focused webinars have been carefully crafted to enhance professional fundraising skills, and demonstrate how leading contemporary fundraising theories and practices can be applied to the Australian cultural landscape.

Knowledge Series will be delivered online by national and international experts,  providing affordable access to some of the world’s most experienced and successful industry professionals.

The Development Stream

  • Pro-Active Bequest Strategies for Arts Companies
    Andrew Sabatino, Donor Republic (AUS)
  • Corporate Partnerships in 2021 and Beyond
    Linda Garnett and Sharon Dann, Stellar Partnerships (AUS)
  • Effective Donor Cultivation
    Jimmy Buck, Deakin University (AUS)
  • Tax and Tips for Arts Fundraisers
    Presented by Creative Partnerships Australia, The Arts Law Centre of Australia and the Australian Tax Office

The Leadership Stream

  • Coaching and Mentoring Strategies
    Elayne Verner, Steople (AUS)
  • Storyliving: Creating Transformational Major Donor Experiences
    Tammy Zonker (USA)
  • Transforming your Fundraising through Decision Science
    Bernard Ross and Dana Segal, National Arts Fundraising School (UK)
  • Seven Steps to Capital Campaign Success
    Tammy Zonker (USA)

Knowledge Series 2 (September – December 2021)

This series builds on our inaugural program offering five webinars from leading Australian and international fundraising experts who will present on topics that are unique to Australia’s cultural sector.

Providing affordable access to some of the world’s most experienced and successful industry professionals, this series presents valuable strategies, insights and tools to build the arts fundraising expertise of participants of all levels of experience.

Creating an Action-led Arts Fundraising Plan
Presented by Frankie Airey

Securing the Major Donor Visit and Getting to “Yes!”
Presented by Tammy Zonker (USA)

What Donors Want, What the Research Tells Us
Presented by Wendy Scaife

Development & The Board
Presented by Louise Walsh

Unlocking New Arts Fundraising Potential with Machine Learning
Presented by Chris Paver