Need funding for your next big idea, career move or arts project?

Get your creative ducks in a row with fundraising guru and entrepreneur Debby Maziarz. This workshop will take you step-by-step through the grant application process from login to submission. Hone your idea, sharpen your creative rationale, design a project plan and nail that budget! This focused workshop will you give the opportunity to test your ideas, ask questions and explore your funding needs.

WHEN: Monday 10th December 2018, 9:30am – 1:30pm

At: Signal, Flinders Walk, Northbank, Melbourne



Workshop: $90 – 4 hours (tea and coffee provided)

Workshop & Extra Mentoring: $130 – 4 hour workshop plus Debby will read your draft application and provide verbal feedback at an arranged time after the workshop


Workshop only: $220 – 4 hours (tea and coffee provided)

About the Facilitator

Debby Maziarz is an educator and creative entrepreneur who mentors artists, organisations and communities to create solid plans for resourcing their work. Renowned for unearthing innovative and ‘fundable’ ideas, Debby is driven to challenge the mindset that stops superstars from excelling. She’s also got a great track record in sourcing funds – including founding Melbourne’s Westside Circus and Arts Barter Australia.

  • Debby is an excellent communicator and presented a lively workshop that engaged and informed me very much.  This workshop has increased my confidence to be able to apply for grants. Grant applications are an unknown entity and fearful for me, so this workshop with Debby was very valuable and impactful for me at this important time as an emerging artist. I learned information about how to attack the budget and overall I’ve gained the knowledge, insight and skills to develop, complete and submit a strong and more competitive project proposal and grant application.

    Workshop Attendee Effective Grant Writing
  • I thoroughly enjoyed're a rare mix of brilliantly purposeful and engaging teacher/facilitator and hugely relevant and pragmatic professional in the field.

    Workshop Attendee Project Planning & Design
  • Last night unexpectedly gave, what I can only term as an epiphany, as to why I’ve not achieved some funding objectives.

    Workshop Attendee Project Planning & Design
  • Debby ran a fantastic session. Her warm personality and personal stories of projects empowered me to engage with her simple, concise but detailed presentation, leaving me feeling much more capable and inspired!

    Workshop Attendee Project Planning & Design
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