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Arts Queensland Resources Update – issue 12 of 2014

Previously distributed  by email Arts Queensland’s fortnightly resources update will now  be shared via the Arts for all Queenslanders strategy blog….
Philanthropy Australia – Understanding Private Ancillary Funds (PAFs)
 Louise Walsh, CEO of Philanthropy Australia, invites you to attend an innovative workshop to find out more about PAFs and how to access the fastest growing segment of the philanthropic sector. This workshop will present a ‘deep dive’ into the world of PAFs and include a discussion on how to leverage the opportunities available. Wed 4 June: 9am-1pm at State Library of Queensland. Cost $395 for further information and to register go to
Balnaves Foundation
 The Balnaves Foundation supports organisations that aim to create a better Australia through education, medicine and the arts. If your organisation primarily works in one or more of these areas then the Foundation would be happy to consider your application. There are no closing dates for applications. For further information and to apply go to
 arTour – Queensland Touring Showcase 2014
 Registrations are now open for Queensland Touring Showcase 2014 which will be held at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts on 30 May 2014. In 2014, the Queensland Touring Showcase has been reimagined; the one-day program will include a host of new sessions to enrich your touring knowledge, a market place for networking opportunities, a new format for pitching highlights plus a special evening of entertainment. For further information and to register go to
Philanthropy Australia – New Grant Seeking 101 Webinar
This webinar is specifically designed for all staff in not-for-profit, educational and charitable organisations as an introduction to fundraising and development. It will appeal to those who wish to better understand philanthropy and for those seeking grants from philanthropic trusts and foundations.
This one hour webinar will include:
 •an introductory overview of trusts and foundations in Australia
 •the myths and common mistakes in grant seeking
 •hints on how to engage with trusts and foundations
 •information about available tools and resources for grant seekers
 •the  opportunity for questions
and will be presented by Chris Wootton Victorian & Tasmanian Manager, Philanthropy Australia. Cost $50 with the next webinar 20 May 2014. For further information and to register go to
Australia Council grants
Grant programs closing in May/June include:

  •  Market Development – Art Fare; International markets (Music Managers); International showcase (Music Makers); Asia in Australia: Festivals Australia: Regional Festivals Project Fund; Contemporary Touring Initiative: Regional Exhibition Touring Fund; Playing Australia: Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund; Visions of Australia: Regional Exhibition Touring Fun
  •  Community Partnerships – Career Pathways – Professional Development & Structured mentorships; Projects and Projects with Public Outcomes
  •  Literature – New Work: Digital and New Media
  •  Music – New Work; Presentation and Promotion
  •  Theatre – Cite Residency

 Arts for all Queenslanders strategy

Latest posts include:

  •  Gabriel Smith describes how winning the Wayne Kratzmann Award boosted her career as an emerging artist
  •  In the first of a series of factsheets, Arts Queensland is sharing collated information about applications to the Individuals Fund in October 2013
  •  Circus artist Racheal Missingham discusses the value of inclusivity in arts and cultural practice

Articles & Reports

Contact Linda Dreghorn on if you have any items you would like to have included in the regular resounce update.