How to Apply for Arts Funding Webinar

How to Apply for Arts Funding Webinar

This webinar is an ideal, practical guide to grant writing for any Arts organisation or individual seeking to attain funding by applying for grants.

In the practical step by step workshop, grants from both the public and private sector will be assessed. A discussion will also take place with regard to current developments in the Philanthropic Arts Funding sector. The following will be discussed:

• How to apply for a grant – the do’s and don’ts
• The current Government Arts Grants landscape in NSW & Australia
• Grants available in 2020
• Project Assessment, Evaluation, Rationale, Methodology
• Budget
• Reporting, Acquittal, Auditing
• Where to find out about Grants
• Getting Grants Ready!
• Planning for post COVID 19 Funding

About the Presenter: Keith Whelan

Specialising in Grants, Tenders and Funding consultancy, Keith Whelan provides high level assistance to sourcing grants and funding for organisations and individuals involved in the Arts sector in NSW.

Keith has worked in the Grants & Philanthropy sector in Ireland and Australia, across both the public and private sector. He presently works with a number of companies across Australia in developing their respective Corporate Social Responsibility Strategies, Social Enterprise and Social Procurement strategies.

He has consulted with and taught at a number of Universities in Australia such as ANU Canberra, University of Adelaide, University of Sydney, UTS, University of Newcastle, Macquarie University and Massey University in New Zealand. He presently facilitates courses for Research Staff at these Universities in how to attract funding through Grants, Crowd Funding, PAF’s, Trusts and Bequests.


 “An informative workshop that gave a good mix on creative technique and practical aspects of writing grants. Keith was an interesting and entertaining tutor”. – National Art School