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Partnerships and philanthropy

Partnerships and private sector investment in the arts is integral to long-term sustainability of the arts and cultural sector in Queensland. These resources assist in understanding and developing strategic partnerships and funding opportunities.  


101 Philanthropy
Creative Partnerships Australian - Philanthropy and private giving 101.

101 Sponsorship
Creative Partnerships Australia - Sponsorship 101.

Arts Hub - Trends and Challenges in Philanthropy
Panel discussion and top tips about engaging philanthropists.

Creative Partnerships Australia - Tax Guide for Arts Organisations
A comprehensive guide to the formalities associated with receiving philanthropic income, including information on becoming a Deductable Gift Recipient (DGR).

Creative Partnerships Australia – Transforming the Arts through Philanthropic Giving and Grants
A lecture with Ben Cameron discussing the future of giving in the arts.

Michael Kaiser – 25 rules for fundraising
Tips to consider when developing your fundraising strategy.

Open Forum - 10 Tips to Engage Millennial Philanthropists
Tips that can help you to understand Millennial donors.

Philanthropy Australia – How to seek funding
An explanation of the different avenues available for seeking funding. 

The Partnership Movement – Building Partnerships on Your Own
A guide to developing and building partnerships. 



Volunteering Australia – Information Sheet: Definitions and Principles of Volunteering
An overview of volunteering including definitions and principles. 

Queensland Government – Volunteering
Information about opportunities, legal requirements and resources for volunteers in Queensland.

For volunteers

Pro Bono Australia – Search for a Volunteering Opportunity 
Search for a volunteering role in Australia.

Volunteering Australia – Quick Guide: I want to volunteer – where do I go?
A guide to finding the best volunteering opportunities to suit your skills and aspirations. 

Volunteering Australia – Information Sheet: Volunteer Rights and Checklist
An overview of volunteer rights including the organisation obligations and relevant legislation. 

Volunteering Queensland – Find a volunteer role 
Search for a volunteering role in Queensland.

For organisations

Pro Bono Australia News – The Key to Volunteer Success
In this article, Susan Ellis, President of Energize, discusses why defining clear expectations is key to effective volunteer engagement.

Volunteering Australia – The National Standards for Volunteer Involvement 
A framework for organisations to consider the role of volunteers within the organisation and the impact of effective volunteer involvement.

Volunteering Queensland – Code of Practice
Volunteering Queensland’s code of practice for organisations engaging volunteers.

Useful links

Volunteering Australia
Volunteering Australia is the National peak body for volunteering working to advance volunteering in the Australian community.

Volunteering Queensland 
Volunteering Queensland advances the interests and capacity of community, through effective and innovative volunteering, social participation and civic engagement.