Creative Partnerships Awards
Great things happen when the arts, philanthropy and business work together.
Recipients of the 2021 Creative Partnership Awards will be announced on Monday 22 November 2021 at 11am AEST.
The Creative Partnerships Awards celebrates exemplary individuals from Australia’s philanthropy, business and arts sectors who show leadership in private giving, philanthropy and business partnerships with the arts.
Before you start your nomination, please read the Creative Partnerships Awards criteria.
The awards are open to individuals from all Australian states and territories showing leadership in private giving, philanthropy and partnerships across the fields of arts, philanthropy and business. Nominees must:
- be actively involved in developing private giving to the arts, through philanthropy, partnerships or sponsorships
- promote the value of supporting the arts to the broader community
- demonstrate an ongoing commitment to a strong, sustainable future for Australia’s cultural sector.
Arts Leadership Award | For an individual working in the arts and cultural sector who through their leadership, advocacy, practice and example has made an exceptional contribution to promoting private sector’s investment into Australia’s cultural life; demonstrating vision, commercial acumen and strategic thinking in their engagement with donors and business, and encouraging increased giving to the arts.
Emerging Philanthropy Leadership Award | For an individual who is new to the philanthropic sector (within the last five years) and whose leadership and contribution to the arts is shaping the future of philanthropy and private giving in Australia’s cultural sector.
Business Leadership Award | For an individual working in the business sector who through their leadership, advocacy, practice and example has made an exceptional contribution to Australia’s cultural life by fostering increased investment and engagement between business and the arts.
Philanthropy Leadership Award | For an individual, family, group or foundation or other entity that through their leadership, advocacy, practice and example has contributed significantly to the arts and encouraged philanthropic giving to the arts.
Nominations for the 2021 Creative Partnerships Awards are now open. The deadline for applications has been extended and now close on Monday 28 June 2021, 5pm AEST.
Read about the 2020 Award recipients.