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EFFECTIVE GRANT WRITINGCULTURAL LEADERSHIP WORKSHOPS 2017

Multicultural Arts Victoria invites culturally diverse and Indigenous artists and cultural leaders in the Goulburn Valley to participate in this series of FREE workshops in May. The workshops will provide unique opportunities to share ideas and develop skills in cultural leadership, creative enterprise and cultural management. It will also create spaces for networking with established artists and leaders, local governments and cultural sectors- discussing common issues with peers and experts. The workshops will be held in some of Shepparton’s most vibrant community arts and cultural spaces with delicious foods created by Yurri, Hijack’d & Philippine House.

LET’S TALK MONEY: FUNDING INFORMATION

Sit down and talk with arts funding program officers from Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Victoria, Regional Arts Victoria and Greater Shepparton City Council and learn about the range of arts and cultural development funding programs available in Australia. A great opportunity to ask questions about how you might get your own projects and ideas funded!

Presenters: Rei Cheetham (Australia Council for the Arts), Shaun Larkin (Creative Victoria), Kim Bennett (Regional Arts Victoria) & Jessica Watt (Greater Shepparton City Council).

Date: Wed 3 May. Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Venue: Kaiela Arts, 137-139 High St, Shepparton

ABORIGINAL CULTURAL COMPETENCY

Yorta Yorta woman Robynne Nelson will draw on her rich life experiences, cultural heritage and long traditions of Aboriginal storytelling to teach you about Aboriginal spirituality, the dreaming, messenger birds and culture. This session will be a significant learning journey from pre colonisation through to the present day, talking about colonisation and how it continues to impact Aboriginal people and society. Yarning circles will provide an opportunity for everyone to reflect on learnings, what can you do, and what are some strategies going forward? Only 15 places for this workshop so book early!

Presenter: Robynne Nelson, Yorta Yorta woman, consultant.

Date: Sat 6 May. Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Venue: The Connection, 7287 Midland Hwy, Shepparton

PUBLIC SPEAKING: TELLING YOUR STORY WITH PASSION

We all have stories to tell which can inspire, motivate, educate and create change. Powerful communication can be the difference between spreading your message and the public remembering your message. In this workshop you will learn some movement and verbal exercises to help overcome the fear so that you can tap into your passion and speak with confidence.

Presenter: Sukhjit Khalsa, spoken word artist, educator, actor, human rights reformer.

Date: Wed 10 May. Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Venue: Kaiela Arts, 137-139 High St, Shepparton

START UP PROJECT PLANNING AND DESIGN

This interactive workshop will provide some easy to understand practical information on how to develop project ideas, basic project management principles, how to strengthen your capacity to design and deliver quality, inclusive projects, how to increase community participation and some strategies to attract support for your project.

Presenter: Debby Maziarz, social entrepreneur, facilitator, theatre director, educator and fundraiser.

Date: Sat 13 May. Time: 10:30am–12:30pm

Venue: Phillipine House, 45 Evergreen Way, Shepparton

EFFECTIVE GRANT WRITING

This workshop will provide an introduction to grant writing with practical, useful and transferable information on how to approach the grant making process. You will learn how to write a 50 word grab to get the attention of the funder straight away; how to develop a budget for a funding application and how to tackle some of the tricky questions you may come across.

Presenter: Debby Maziarz, social entrepreneur, community facilitator, theatre director, educator and fundraiser.

Date: Sat 13 May. Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Venue: Philippine House, 45 Evergreen Way, Shepparton

HOW TO BE A GOOD LEADER

An authentic leadership style is crucial to inspiring commitment and getting results. In this session, we reflect on what makes a good leader, see how our personal histories have shaped our assumptions; consider our strengths and blind spots in order to understand our effect on others; and address key leadership challenges, from creating a compelling vision to empowering others.

This workshop is designed by The School of Life.

Presenter: Mele-Ane Havea, General Manager Dumbo Feather magazine.

Date: Wed 17 May. Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Venue: Kaiela Arts, 137-139 High St, Shepparton

CREATIVE ENTERPRISE FOR WOMEN

Many women have their own unique cultural knowledge, traditions and skills ranging from cooking and coffee ceremonies, to sewing and needlework, henna, hairbraiding and other crafts and arts. This workshop is about looking at how these skills can become a viable business and income stream for women.

Presenter: Luz Restrepo, founder of SisterWorks in Melbourne, former GP and political refugee from Colombia.

Date: Sat 20 May. Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm

Venue: St. Paul’s African House, 54 Poplar Ave, Shepparton

EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE: COLLABORATING WITH COURAGE & COMPASSION

Emotional resilience builds our courage and capacity to speak up, share ideas and take risks so that we can become stronger leaders and advocates for culture and community. This workshop will introduce you to some tools for developing self awareness, managing difficult situations, compassionately communicating across differences and taking care of your own emotional wellbeing. Only 15 places for this workshop so book early!

Presenter: Jim Buckell, Groupwork Institute facilitator, freelance writer and editor.

Date: Sat 24 May. Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Venue: Kaiela Arts, 137-139 High St, Shepparton

Limited places, booking is essential

T: 9188 3681, anita.larkin@multiculturalarts.com.au

www.multiculturalarts.com.au

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Start:
Wednesday 3 May
End:
Wednesday 24 May
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