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 Applause: recent winners The Churchie honours contemporary artists; Walkley Book Award shortlist revealed; small works awarded; Tasmanian of the Year, and more. $20m makeover for Melbourne's Capitol Theatre RMIT and the Andrews Government have announced refurbishment plans for the iconic, 93-year-old theatre. Applause: recent winners (Premium locked content) All-female band honoured; ballet dancers nominated; director's award recipients revealed, and many more. Queensland arts sector enters election mode (Premium locked content) With an election looming, the state’s arts advocates are campaigning for increased investment in the cultural sector and greater emphasis on First Nations, regional and youth arts. (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.