The Fundamentals of Fundraising | Launceston
This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the foundations and principles that all arts fundraising and development staff need to know.
The Fundamentals of Fundraising is perfect for emerging practitioners who want the basics of arts philanthropy and sponsorship, and established arts workers who want a refresher.
It’s an opportunity to network with your peers and connect with your local Creative Partnerships State Manager, who will provide you with a local perspective and insights on how to implement what you’ve learned.
The workshop will cover
- Business partnerships
- How to make your organisation ready to fundraise
- Creating a development plan
- Building a case for support
- Case studies
Who should attend?
- Not-for-profit arts and cultural organisations with an interest in improving their skills
- Anyone who plays a role in securing fundraising at an arts or cultural organisation
- Development staff
- CEOs and Executive Directors
Your presenter – our State Manager, Vic and Tas, Steven Richardson
Steven has many years of significant fundraising experience, having been primarily responsible for raising financial support in all his previous executive positions. As founder of Black Arm Band he raised more than $8 million and brokered many significant partnerships since the organisation’s inception.
His experience allows a holistic view of fundraising and includes a variety of artistic, producing and programming roles, including as a director, curator and producer. As Artistic Associate for Melbourne Festivals, and founding Artistic Director of Arts House he raised or assisted to raise significant financial support. He has served on advisory boards including five years as Deputy Chair of the Dance Board for the Australia Council for the Arts, Vichealth Arts Advisory and others.