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    The Artist as Fundraiser and the Art of Raising Funds | Yartapuulti / Port Adelaide


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    Understand the foundations of arts fundraising to build greater sustainability for your arts practice or artist collective.

    The Artist as Fundraiser and the Art of Raising Funds is focused on providing artists with knowledge, skills and networks towards raising money to support their practice. Most suitable for independent artists, small collectives and sole traders.

    This workshop will cover…

      • Where money comes from to support the arts
      • Why fundraise to support my work?
      • Arts fundraising theory
      • Developing a case for support
      • How to run a successful digital or online fundraising campaign
      • Business Partnerships
      • Fundraising strategies
      • How to develop a fundraising plan

    Join your peers in your cultural sector in gaining insights into national trends; reviewing essential fundraising principles including the differences between sponsorship and philanthropy; how to be fundraising ready; and develop a digital fundraising campaign.

    Lunch, snacks and coffee/tea will be provided.

    This is a chance to connect with your peers and learn from Creative Australia’s State Manager, Development & Partnerships (NT & SA), who will provide local perspective, case studies and insights on how to implement what you’ve learned.

    I found it really engaging, and certainly learnt lots about the different types of funding. - Zoe Drummond, Victorian Opera

    It was a fantastic day and a wonderful opportunity to understand the basics of fundraising AND meet some pretty amazing people. - Lyn Backwell

    About the presenter:

    Hannah is an arts leader and writer with developed connections across NT and SA. She has recently relocated to Tandanya/Adelaide from Mparntwe/Alice Springs.

    She has spent the last decade in Central Australia supporting First Nations artists, writers and their artist-owned art centres. She has held leadership roles at Ernabella Arts, the Indigenous Art Code, Papunya Tula Artists, Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Cultural Centre and consulted for art centres and arts organisations across the NT and SA. Most recently she was the Development Manager at NT Writers Centre. In these roles she supported artists, artsworkers and writers to develop and deliver creative projects, grow their businesses and sustain and maintain cultural practice. She has been on the board of Art Monthly magazine since 2015 and more recently joined the board of The Australian Ceramics Association.

    Hannah’s critical arts writing has been published in journals and exhibition catalogues nationally, including for Artlink, Art Monthly, ArtsHub and the Journal of Australian Ceramics.

    Prior to moving to Central Australia, Hannah worked at museums and galleries in Sydney, including for the University of Sydney Art Collection. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Art History and Indigenous Studies from the University of Sydney.


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