Securing Funding Workshop

About the event

Australian money graph and calculator on table

Date: 23 – 24 March 2017
Chinchilla Cultural Centre

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 
– Hear local case studies of successful grant applications and sponsorship 
– Find the right source of funds projects 
– Improve application writing skills

Funding body representatives included:
– Catherine Turner, Cultural Development Coordinator, Western Downs Regional Council on Regional Arts Development Fund
– Lavinia Tyrrell, Community Development Coordinator, Western Downs Regional Council on Local Events and Minor Grant Programs
– Janice Irvine, Development Manager, Arts Queensland (via Skype)
– Siobhan Ketter, Senior Grants Officer, Community Benefit Funds Unit, Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation, Department of Justice & Attorney-General (via Skype)
– Fran D’Castro, Coordinator, Community Heritage Grants, National Library of Australia
– Annie Wright, Ambassador, Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (via Skype)

Other speakers included:
– Simona Sharry, Creative Partnerships Australia on philanthropy and fundraising 
– Debra Beattie, M&G QLD on preparing grant budgets 
– Deannah Vieth, M&G QLD on designing your project; finding the right grant for your project and preparing a grant application


Western Downs Regional Council – Regional Arts Development Fund presentation

Western Downs Regional Council – Local Events and Minor Grants Programs presentation

Arts Queensland presentation

Lapunyah Art Gallery presentation

Miles Historical Village Museum presentation

Gambling Community Benefit Fund presentation

National Library of Australia presentation

Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal presentation


Training & Professional Development team

Museums & Galleries Queensland

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