The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising | Melbourne
Want to learn the foundations of arts fundraising and development?
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. Registrations for the second Melbourne event are now open.
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.
Your presenter – our State Manager
Victoria and Tasmania | Steven Richardson
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.