The Fundamentals of Fundraising | Western Sydney
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, NSW and ACT, Marie Louise Carroll
Marie-Louise is highly experienced in business development, communications, fundraising and stakeholder management. She is an experienced presenter and trainer, having delivered professional development workshops on a range of fundraising topics. Prior to her current role as State Manager, NSW & ACT, Marie-Louise worked as State Director, NSW for the Australia Business Arts Foundation, a role which saw her advising a wide range of artists and arts organisations on strategies for securing private sector support as well as working with business and philanthropists to facilitate connections with the arts.
Marie-Louise was also National Relationship Manager for the Surf Life Saving Foundation where she managed a wide range of partner and philanthropic relationships and worked with the Year of the Surf Lifesaver Advisory Board to raise substantial funds for the Major Gift Appeal from both individuals and foundations, providing an ongoing financial legacy for the organisation.