Securing Funding Workshop

About the event

Australian money graph and calculator on table

Date: 14 – 15 March 2019
The Workshops Rail Museum, Ipswich

This workshop aimed to increase capacity to secure funding by providing opportunities to:

  • Speak face-to-face with funding bodies
  • Learn about alternative sources of funding
  • Find the right source of funding for your project
  • Improve application writing skills

Funding Body Representatives included:

  • Community Heritage Grants, National Library of Australia
  • Arts Queensland
  • Ipswich City Council
  • Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal
  • Lockyer Valley Regional Council
  • Regional Arts Services Network

Other speakers included:

  • Paul Gurney, State Manager Queensland, Creative Partnerships Australia on Philanthropy and fundraising
  • Deannah Vieth, Training & Professional Development Manager, M&G QLD on Designing a project, Finding the right grant for your project and Preparing a grant application
  • Debra Beattie, General Manager, M&G QLD on Preparing a budget
  • Leisha Walker, Training & Professional Development Program Officer, M&G QLD on Crowdfunding


Ipswich Hospital Museum Inc: Creating your vision for a successful funding application presentation

Ipswich Historical Society Inc: Spirit of Service presentation


Museums & Galleries Queensland logo
Ipswich City Council logo

This workshop has been assisted by the Ipswich City Council’s Quick Response Grants Program.


Training & Professional Development team

Museums & Galleries Queensland

Empty chairs on a stage with M&G QLD banner
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