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2018 Securing Funding Workshop, Maroochydore

When: Tuesday 27 & Wednesday 28 March 2018
Where: Maroochy Surf Club, 34-36 Alexandra Parade, Maroochydore QLD
Cost: $40 Standards Review Program Participants
$40 Museums Galleries Australia (Queensland) / Public Galleries Queensland members
$40 Volunteers
$50 Full registration fee

This workshop aims 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 partnerships and successful grant applications
- Find the right source of funding for your project
- Improve application writing skills

Hear from Funding Body Representatives including:

  • Della Minette, Senior Grants Development Officer, Sunshine Coast Council on Community Grants Program and Community Partnership Funding
  • Saffron Drew, Creative Development / RADF Officer, Sunshine Coast Council on Regional Arts Development Fund
  • Siobhan Ketter, Senior Grants Officer, Community Benefit Funds Unit, Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation, Department of Justice & Attorney-General (via Skype)
  • Peter Connell, Acting Coordinator, Cultural Heritage Services Team, Sunshine Coast Council on Cultural Heritage Levy
  • Jade Williamson, Senior Investment Officer, Arts Queensland (via Skype)
  • Fran D’Castro, Coordinator, Community Heritage Grants, National Library of Australia

Other Speakers include:

  • Steven Richardson, 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
  • Leisha Walker, Training & Professional Development Program Officer, M&G QLD on Pozible Crowdfunding
  • Debra Beattie, General Manager, M&G QLD on Preparing a budget

+ Presentations on Successful Case Studies

This workshop is open to museums, galleries, historical societies, and community groups.

To register: Download the form below, complete it and email back to Leisha Walker at


Museums & Galleries Queensland
122 Gerler Road
Hendra QLD 4011

t: (07) 3059 9740 / Freecall within QLD: 1800 866 101

ABN: 32 109 874 811
ACN: 109 874 811

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