The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising | Melbourne
Want to learn the foundations of arts fundraising?
Registrations for our online Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising workshop are now open to organisations and individuals based in Melbourne.
The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising is designed for arts professionals who want to learn the foundations of arts philanthropy and sponsorship or those looking to refresh their knowledge.
This workshop is perfect for:
- Arts professionals who want to learn the basics of arts fundraising, philanthropy and sponsorships
- Arts professionals with some fundraising experience and knowledge;
- Board members of arts organisations interested in diversifying their organisation’s income streams
What you’ll get:
The workshop will be delivered via Zoom over two 150-minute sessions. You will need to be available to attend both sessions.
Thursday 22 October 10:00am – 12:30pm, and
Thursday 29 October 10:00am – 12:30pm
The holistic workshop will cover:
- Business partnerships 101
- Philanthropy 101
- How to make your organisation fundraising-ready
- Building a case for support
- Fundraising strategies
- Developing a fundraising plan
The cost for attending the two-day workshop is $50.00 +GST. Zoom details will be emailed one week before the event, along with pre-reading.
This is a chance to connect with your peers and learn from your Creative Partnerships State Manager for VIC and TAS who will provide local perspective, case studies and insights on how to implement what you’ve learned.
This workshop will be focused on organisations in metro Melbourne.
A workshop specifically for regional Victorian organisations is scheduled for 12 and 19 November and will open for registrations shortly. Please contact us to be notified when registrations open.
About the presenter:
Steven Richardson – State Manager: Victoria & Tasmania
Steven brings many years of significant fundraising experience, having been primarily responsible for raising financial investment in all of his previous executive positions.
As founder of Black Arm Band, he raised more than $8 million and brokered many significant partnerships.
With a background spanning a variety of artistic, producing, and programming roles – including as a director, curator and producer – Steven’s varied experience allows for a holistic view of fundraising. As Artistic Associate for Melbourne Festivals, and founding Artistic Director of Arts House, he raised or assisted in raising significant financial investment.
Steven has served on a number of advisory boards, including five years as Deputy Chair of the Dance Board for the Australia Council for the Arts, Vichealth Arts Advisory and others.