Fundraising as a profession needs board support Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Towards a greener creative Tasmania Andrea Dawkins MP, the Tasmanian Greens’ Arts spokesperson, discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the state's arts and cultural sectors. What’s next for the arts in the island state We explore the challenges facing Tasmania’s creative industries in the lead-up to the state election on Saturday 3 March. Winners of 2017 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards announced Leading practitioners in the Australian arts community have been honoured at the prestigious Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards. Arts South Australia distributes over $300,000 in funding On the eve of entering caretaker mode, state government funding has been distributed to 12 artists and organisations; a strong SA delegation is also present at APAM. (Premium content) Premium content Caroline Sharpen Monday 30 January, 2017 Boards are failing to invest in a discipline that ensures their very existence partly because many don't appreciate fundraising as a profession. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Caroline Sharpen is an experienced strategist, consultant and business development practitioner. She is also the principal of Sharpen Creative Industries Consulting, an alliance of specialists and independent consultants working with arts and creative-sector clients.