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Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising


Building greater sustainability for arts organisations and artists The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising workshop is ideal for arts organisations and artists looking for the know-how, confidence and inspiration to kickstart or grow income from philanthropy, donors, and business partners.

With Creative Partnerships Australia learn how to attract and maintain support from donors and business, diversifying your sources of revenue.

WA State Manager James Boyd will offer a full one-day course, The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising. The course will explore how regionally situated arts companies, community arts groups and artists can develop support for their activities through engagement with the private sector.

The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising
The workshop provides a complete overview of private sector revenue opportunities appropriate for regional organisations and artists. Join colleagues in your cultural sector gaining insights into national trends; reviewing essential fundraising principals including the differences between sponsorship and philanthropy; how to be fundraising ready; and strategic insights into crowdfunding, donor circles and trusts & foundations. The course will also explain how to find, retain and build relationships creating long term support using best practice stewardship.

The course will cover the opportunities and resources provided by the Australian Cultural Fund as well as outline matched funding programs provided by Creative Partnerships Australia.

This workshop is ideal for:
Arts professionals, leadership teams and board members who want to learn the basics of arts fundraising, philanthropy and sponsorship; Arts professionals, leadership teams, and board members with some fundraising experience and knowledge; Leaders and board members of regional arts organisations and projects in and around Kalgoorlie; or Individual artists in and around Kalgoorlie

A full-day interactive workshop, covering:

  • Business partnerships
  • Philanthropy
  • How to make your organisation fundraising ready
  • Building a case for support
  • Fundraising strategies
  • How to develop a fundraising plan

This is an opportunity to connect with peers, gaining inspiration, sharing real-world experiences and building achievable strategies relevant to your unique context. Creative Partnerships State Manager for WA, James Boyd, will provide local perspective, case studies and insights and expert guidance on how to implement the learnings from the workshop.

The cost for attending is $65.00 +GST, including lunch, tea and coffee and snacks. – However, we have a limited amount of tickets available funded by the Building Better Regions Fund and Anglogold Ashanti, so please email for more details.