Update: Applications have now closed.
This package helps your organisation develop partnerships and to extend its networks and reach. It also provides training on how to diversify your organisation's income so it is more sustainable.
The international programme provides contestable opportunities to apply for coaching to develop an international strategy and to take part in market research and cultural exchange initiatives. Organisations can also apply for international presentation opportunties.
This initiative will help organisations to increase their income by developing new or existing revenue opportunities.
The Ākina Foundation will present two, full day workshops and provide 20 hours of coaching over five months. By the end of the programme participants will have:
Participants will be expected to spend a day a month developing their ideas and plan.
The training is provided in partnership with The Akina Foundation and Toi Pōneke Arts Centre. The workshops will be held in Wellington but organisations from anywhere can apply.
Arts organisations will be provided with advice on how to:
Participants will take part in a full day consultation and audit within their organisation. After which, you will receive a summary report with practical recommendations and an action plan.
Staff responsible for marketing, audience development, box office management or who are involved in management reporting. Participants should have a working knowledge of your organisation’s databases, ticketing, CRM and online systems.
Two places are available in the Extension Package for organisations in the Toi Tōtara Haemata and Toi Uru Kahikatea investment programmes.
This new initiative will assist organisations to understand the market value of an existing sponsorship, eg naming rights and help them identify industries to approach for sponsorship opportunities.
Specialist provider The Gemba Group will help you maximise the value of existing sponsor partnerships and better understand what corporate sponsors are looking for from partnerships. You will receive coaching in one or more of the following modules, via an application process:
Senior managers and staff who are responsible for sponsorship and revenue development and/or monitoring and implementing an existing sponsorship strategy.
At least six places for organisations in the Toi Tōtara Haemata and Toi Uru Kahikatea investment programmes.
These grants are to help arts organisations develop an international strategy and acquire and apply strategic planning skills.