The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising | Adelaide
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.
SA State Manager Megan Coupland will offer a full one-day course, The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising. The course will explore how 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 workshop provides a complete overview of private sector revenue opportunities appropriate for 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 and 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 Australia.
Registrations for our Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising workshop are now open to organisations and individuals in Adelaide.
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 arts organisations and projects in and around Adelaide; or
- Individual artists in and around Adelaide
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 SA, Megan Coupland, will provide industry perspective, case studies and insights and expert guidance on how to implement the learnings from the workshop.
The cost for attending is $100.00 +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. You can view the Cliftons Adelaide COVIDSafe Plan here.
About the presenter:
Prior to immigrating to South Australia, Megan worked in grants management, fundraising and arts sector development at The Milton Keynes Community Foundation in the UK. She has also undertaken program management and fund development roles within international development not-for-profits, initially in London and then in Adelaide.
Megan worked for The Wyatt Trust in Adelaide for over nine years, managing an annual grants distribution of approximately $2.5 million across 90 partnership organisations. She has held several voluntary and governance positions throughout her career, including with the Collective Impact Initiative, Impact Inner North, and in the management of an arts and creative place-making program for refugee and new arrival families through Welcoming Australia. She is currently a Trustee of the Adelaide chapter of The Awesome Foundation, a micro-granting giving circle.
Creative Partnerships Australia is a commonwealth government arts agency helping to build industry sustainability through private sector engagement.