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Getting Your Head Around Grants. MusicNT – Live Streamed

April 30, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Seeing grant opportunities here, there and everywhere? Wondering how you can (potentially), get yourself a piece of the pie?

Grant writing can appear overwhelming at first glance, but our industry experts are here to break it down for you step-by-step, covering the essentials of applying for funding and how to acquit it if you are successful!

You’ll be hearing from a panel of experts, with the opportunity to ask them questions at the end of the presentation via the stream comments.

Deb Suckling

Deb Suckling has worked within the Queensland music industry for almost two decades. First for FunkFolk Records and Collision Records before founding her own label – SugarRush Music in 2006. Previously Program Manager for QMusic, Deb oversaw projects including the annual Queensland Music Awards, Women In Music conference, Home CD and BIGSOUND. She has run a number of community music programs and currently spends her time in between projects including Soldiers Wife, Big Sky Girls – mentoring for young women from regional and remote areas of Queensland and running Sugarrush Music.

Dane Hunnerup

Dane is a drummer/singer/DJ who accidentally started promoting club shows and went on to serve as founding Manager of Music Tasmania. Periods spent at Arts Tasmania, as a Band Manager and as a festival gun-for-hire built his skills for where he now serves as a Grants Officer for the Australia Council for the Arts.

Fiona Carter

Fiona obtained a Bachelor of Music degree (trumpet) from the Canberra School of Music, in addition to a Masters in Management and Cultural Policy from the University of Warwick (UK). She was Marketing Manager of Norfolk & Norwich Festival before moving to Darwin in 2000 and has since managed several arts organisations in the NT. She is currently Company Manager of Corrugated Iron Youth Arts and Finance Officer at MusicNT. Fiona is passionate about Asia and completed an Asialink Management Residency in Indonesia in 2003. She now produces independent arts projects, linking Asian and NT artists.

This virtual workshop will be live-streamed to the MusicNT Facebook page.

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April 30, 2020
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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