MGSQ - Securing Funding workshop      A CASE STUDYCairns & District Chinese Assoc Inc         Malanda 8 March 2012
CADCAI’s FUNDRAISNG JOURNEY-                     Outline1. CADCAI - organisation2. Successful grants:     - Heritage     -...
CADCAI NFP organisation Established in 1978 Bring Chinese families  together 2002 - LSG artefacts 2003 -Community  ar...
FUNDING SUCCESSESHERITAGE PROJECTS RADF - 2002 GVEHO- 2002/2006 National Library Community  Heritage Grant (CHG) 2009/1...
2002 RADF - Restoration of paintings  on Glass, Lit Sung Goong temple             collection
Council Financial Assistance Grant -   2003- Artefacts Conservation             workshop
Community Heritage Grant - 2005            Significance Assessment -Lit Sung             Goong temple Collection. Gordon ...
Community Heritage GrantMetal Conservation Project 2009/10
Reef Casino Community Benefit             Fund                Capital expenditure                2007 - funds to purchas...
ARTS AND CULTURECHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL :   CCC - Community Development   MAQ - 2005 - 2011   RADF -2009 and 2011   ...
Multicultural Affairs Qld Major festivals Program Cultural celebrations Community relations and  capacity building Sma...
RADF - Drumming and lion   dancing workshops
Australia Council for the Arts -Community Partnership program “The Story of Nian” production 2009
Festivals AustraliaChinese New Year Festival 2011/12  2010 ‘ Birds of a   Feather,” Visual Art   exhibition - Cairns   Re...
Major Festival Grant         Assessment criteria          Tourism and economic           benefit 50%          Destinatio...
Events Queensland Regional       Development Program Supports initiatives and strategies to help the event  grow and pros...
OUR BIGGEST CHALLENGE! FNQ Chinese Culture and Heritage Centre A permanent home for the irreplaceable Cairns Lit   Sung Go...
Australia Council for the Arts    ArtsSupport Australiahttp://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/ philanthropy/artsupport_australia
FAILURES   1989 Language classes- MAQ?   1995 Community Gaming Benefit Fund- Chinese dance resources   2002 GVEHO   20...
A few tips Plan ahead - obtain quotes and support letters well  in advance Build partnerships with creative parties Rea...
Final thoughts If you don’t ask …. you don’t get ! Be careful what you ask for ….if  successful, be prepared for more  w...
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M&GSQ Securing Funding Workshop - Case Study - Cairns & District Chinese Assoc Inc

  1. 1. MGSQ - Securing Funding workshop A CASE STUDYCairns & District Chinese Assoc Inc Malanda 8 March 2012
  2. 2. CADCAI’s FUNDRAISNG JOURNEY- Outline1. CADCAI - organisation2. Successful grants: - Heritage - Arts and Cultural / CNY Festival3. Not so successful applications4. Cultural and Heritage Centre Project5. Some fundraising tips- final thoughts
  3. 3. CADCAI NFP organisation Established in 1978 Bring Chinese families together 2002 - LSG artefacts 2003 -Community arts/Heritage organisation Register of Cultural Organisations 2009 Major goal - Chinese Cultural and Heritage Centre in Cairns
  4. 4. FUNDING SUCCESSESHERITAGE PROJECTS RADF - 2002 GVEHO- 2002/2006 National Library Community Heritage Grant (CHG) 2009/10 Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Quick Response Grant 2009 Reef Casino Community Benefit Fund 2010
  5. 5. 2002 RADF - Restoration of paintings on Glass, Lit Sung Goong temple collection
  6. 6. Council Financial Assistance Grant - 2003- Artefacts Conservation workshop
  7. 7. Community Heritage Grant - 2005  Significance Assessment -Lit Sung Goong temple Collection. Gordon Grimwade, 2005  Conservation Study and Condition Report - Peter Maxwell
  8. 8. Community Heritage GrantMetal Conservation Project 2009/10
  9. 9. Reef Casino Community Benefit Fund  Capital expenditure  2007 - funds to purchase of cooking equipment ($4100)  2010 Heritage Group IT upgrade ($3300)
  10. 10. ARTS AND CULTURECHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL : CCC - Community Development MAQ - 2005 - 2011 RADF -2009 and 2011 Australian Arts Council - Community Partnership - 2009 Festivals Australia -2011 & 2012 CRC Major Events Grant - 2010 & 2011 Events Qld Regional Development Program (EQRDP) - 2011, 2012?
  11. 11. Multicultural Affairs Qld Major festivals Program Cultural celebrations Community relations and capacity building Small community projects
  12. 12. RADF - Drumming and lion dancing workshops
  13. 13. Australia Council for the Arts -Community Partnership program “The Story of Nian” production 2009
  14. 14. Festivals AustraliaChinese New Year Festival 2011/12  2010 ‘ Birds of a Feather,” Visual Art exhibition - Cairns Regional Gallery - $10700  2011 “Chinaman Creek” - production original short film - $12000
  15. 15. Major Festival Grant Assessment criteria  Tourism and economic benefit 50%  Destination promotion 20%  Social participation and development 10%  Environmental Impact 10 %  Longer term benefits 10%
  16. 16. Events Queensland Regional Development Program Supports initiatives and strategies to help the event grow and prosper Business, marketing and succession plans must have community, council and RTO support Must include 3 year plan detailing how funds will be used to maximize event’s development listed with the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW
  17. 17. OUR BIGGEST CHALLENGE! FNQ Chinese Culture and Heritage Centre A permanent home for the irreplaceable Cairns Lit Sung Goong Temple collection  A meeting place for people of all ages  A centre of excellence for the learning of contemporary and traditional Chinese arts  Celebrate the achievements of the early Chinese pioneers and their contribution to the region
  18. 18. Australia Council for the Arts ArtsSupport Australiahttp://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/ philanthropy/artsupport_australia
  19. 19. FAILURES 1989 Language classes- MAQ? 1995 Community Gaming Benefit Fund- Chinese dance resources 2002 GVEHO 2006 Events Qld Regional Development Program 2008 Q150 program - Lit Sung Goong Temple DVD project 2008 Q150 - CNY festival 2009 Skilling Queenslanders for Work - Dept. of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation 2010 Community Organisation Sustainability Grant (CRC) 2010 MAQ- Chinese version of DVD project
  20. 20. A few tips Plan ahead - obtain quotes and support letters well in advance Build partnerships with creative parties Read guidelines to ensure you meet all the criteria of the funding bodies Don’t be afraid to ask questions and discuss your application with the grant officers Presentation -write a cover letter and include table of contents Acquittal reports - important if you want to apply again
  21. 21. Final thoughts If you don’t ask …. you don’t get ! Be careful what you ask for ….if successful, be prepared for more work!!!
  22. 22. CADCAI HERITAGE

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