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Session #3 Artist Grant Applications

As promised in the session, you can find an example letter of support below.

Artist Grant Applications
12-1pm (Brisbane time zone) Friday 19 June 2020

For our third Creative Industries session, Umbrella was joined by guest panelists to discuss and provide tips for writing and submitting grants. This was an invaluable resource for artists in North Queensland and Australia-wide. Alistair Baggott spoke about the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) and grant writing tips. Madonna Davies talked about new stART grants from Arts Queensland, and Alan Marlowe explored what auspicing means and what Umbrella can do to support grant applications.

The session is lasted approximately 1 hour and the agenda and presenters were as follows:
Introduction
Kate O’Hara – Director, Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts & session moderator
Guest Panellists
Alistair Baggott – Partnership Officer – Community Programs, Community Engagement, Townsville City Council
Madonna Davies – North Queensland Regional Arts Officer, Regional Arts Services Network (RASN)
Alan Marlowe – Business Manager – Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts
Q&A
Led by moderator with audience questions

Creative Industries received generous support from the Regional Arts Development Fund in 2020.  The Regional Arts Development Fund is a partnership between the Queensland Government and the Townsville City Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

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Acknowledgement of Country

Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts respectfully acknowledges the Wulgurukaba of Gurambilbarra and Yunbenun and the surrounding groups of our region; Bindal, Gugu Badhan, Nywaigi, Warrgamay, Bandjin and Gudjal as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather, share and celebrate local creative practice. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as the first people of Australia. They have never ceded sovereignty and remain strong in their enduring connection to land and Culture.

Acknowlegements

Umbrella acknowledges the financial support of: the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, and the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments. Townsville City Council is proud to support Umbrella's Makerspace operations under its Community Grants program.