Join Creative Australia's Steven Richardson for this 1h lecture covering the core considerations creatives should keep in mind when pitching for funding to support their practices across a range of scenarios, whether that be applying for grants, running fundraisers, or approaching organisations for sponsorship.

Date: Tuesday 19 September 2023
Time: 6-7 pm
Where: Online - Zoom Webinar

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Steven Richardson is the state Manager for Victoria and Tasmania for Creative Australia's Development and Partnership department (previously Creative Partnerships Australia). Steven brings many years of significant fundraising experience, having been primarily responsible for raising financial investment in all of his previous executive positions. As founder of many significant national initiatives including Black Arm Band, Dance Massive and Arts House, he raised more than $8 million and brokered many significant partnerships. With a background spanning a variety of artistic, producing, and programming roles – including as a director, curator and producer – Steven’s varied experience allows for a holistic view of fundraising. As Artistic Associate for Melbourne Festivals, and founding Artistic Director of Arts House, he raised or assisted in raising significant financial investment. Steven has served on a number of advisory boards, including five years as Deputy Chair of the Dance Board for the Australia Council for the Arts, Vichealth Arts Advisory and others.