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2016 Securing Funding Workshop, Mackay

When: 20 & 21 July 2016
Where: Quest on Gordon, 27 Gordon St, Mackay
This workshop was designed to increase capacity to secure funding by providing opportunities to:
  • Speak face-to-face with funding bodies
  • Learn about alternative sources of funding
  • Hear local case studies of successful grant applications and sponsorship
  • Find the right source of funds for your project
  • Improve your application writing skills
Speakers included: 
  • Deannah Vieth, M&G QLD, on designing your project; finding the right grant for your project; and preparing a grant application 
  • Rick Chen, Co-founder & Director, Pozible Crowdfunding
  • Annie Wright, Ambassador, Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal
  • Fiona Vuibeqa, Arts Development Officer, Mackay Regional Council on the Regional Arts Development Fund
  • Robert Ryan, Senior Coordinator Community Programs, Community & Client Services, Mackay Regional Council on the Council Grant Program
  • Janice Irvine, Develoment Manager, Arts Queensland
  • Debra Beattie, M&G QLD, on preparing grant budgets
  • Vicky Bowden, Friends of Greenmount Homestead on their successful Regional Arts Development Fund application
  • Carolyn Scott, Sarina Museum on their Bendigo Bank Sponsorship
  • Glen Hall, Mackay Historical Society & Museum on their successful QANZAC Centenary Grant application
  • Marie Cameron, Business and Community Services Advisor, Hail Creek Mine, Rio Tinto on the Hail Creek Mine Community Development Fund
  • Simona Sharry, State Manager Queensland, Creative Partnership Australia on philanthropy and fundraising
Select presentations are available to download below.
Click each image to download PDF of presentation.

Pozible Crowdfunding

Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal

Mackay Regional Council – Regional Arts Development Fund

Mackay Regional Council Grant Program

Gambling Community Benefit Fund

QANZAC Centenary Grants

Community Heritage Grants

Sarina Museum - Bendigo Bank Sponsorship

Mackay Historical Society & Museum - QANZAC Centenary Grant

Friends of Greenmount Homestead - Regional Arts Development Fund


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