The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising | Gold Coast
Want to learn the foundations of arts fundraising and development?
Want to learn the foundations of arts fundraising and development? Registrations for Gold Coast are now open.
The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising is designed for emerging practitioners who want to learn the basics of arts philanthropy and sponsorship and established arts workers looking to refresh their knowledge.
This workshop is perfect for:
- Emerging arts practitioners who want to learn the basics of arts fundraising, philanthropy and sponsorship;
- Established arts practitioners with some fundraising knowledge.
What you’ll get:
A half-day workshop covering:
- Business partnerships 101
- Philanthropy 101
- How to make your organisation fundraising-ready
- Developing a fundraising plan
- Building a case for support.
A networking lunch with your peers at the conclusion of the workshop.
This is a chance to network with your peers and meet your Creative Partnerships State Manager, Paul Gurney, who will provide local perspective, case studies and insights on how to implement what you’ve learned.
Your presenter – our State Manager
Queensland | Paul Gurney
With extensive experience leading small to medium arts organisations, Paul brings first-hand knowledge and a passion for attracting support for unconventional and experimental artistic projects, and for establishing responsive and effective governance and organisational structures.
Since graduating with a degree in arts management from the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Paul has held leadership and board roles with numerous arts organisations including Next Wave, Open House Melbourne, Freeplay: Independent Games Festival and the Arts Industry Council of Victoria.
Through these roles Paul has attracted substantial financial and in-kind support for a diverse range of artistic projects through strategies across business development, philanthropic relationships and private partnerships.
Paul has most recently overseen support for more than 120 Queensland-based cultural and creative organisations as a Senior Manager with Brisbane City Council.