In 2018, we surveyed those who had donated to the ACF from that year. The results were surprising! We’ve painted a picture of who the average donor is and her name is Joanne Donor.
Since July 2018, the ACF has received over $1 million in pledged donations. This has been our fastest ever one million dollars — raised in just four months. To celebrate this milestone we contacted the donor who helped us achieve this milestone and the artist they chose to donate to.
Katie Yap plays the violin with orchestras including the Australian World Orchestra, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Katie ran a campaign on the ACF to fund her travels to Toronto for the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute. Katie has shared the love and donated to other artists’ campaigns on the ACF. In our new artist to artist series, we find out what spurs ACF-ers to donate to their community.
Author and founding director of Outlandish Arts, Gaele Sobbot, fundraised on the ACF for a series of poetry workshops, performances and critical dialogue on art, mental distress and well-being. Since then, she’s shown a real passion and commitment to supporting other artists.
A writer, cyclist and Scandophile dedicated to the arts, meet Stephanie Lyall. Stephanie and her team recently ran an ACF campaign to raise funds to take their live art event SQUASH to Festival of Live Art (FOLA). Stephanie also donated to other artists to show her support for their projects. In our new Artist to Artist series, we chatted […]
In our new Artist to Artist series, we chatted to Elvis Richardson about what spurred her to donate to other creatives, and why it matters to her.
Artist, Matthew Briggs has donated to six artists on the ACF. In our new Artist to Artist series, we chatted to Matthew about what spurred him to donate.
Hans Henkell has a passion for opera and giving. He has been a dedicated donor to the arts since 1991 and has generously donated to a range of projects on the ACF. His love of German and Australian cultural identity has been the motivator to him supporting the artistic ventures of ACF artists. We spoke to Hans about what inspires his generosity.
ACF Donor Brian Benjamin chats with the ACF about his love of and support for music and musicians in Australia.