Respectful relationships and cultural awareness are essential first steps in effective funding relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, leaders and organisations. This webinar is presented by two Aboriginal leaders who are experts in philanthropy and grant-making, Belinda Duarte and Peter Aldenhoven. They will share their experience and observations of healthy, sustainable funding partnerships intended to benefit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. They will discuss what has (and hasn’t) worked in the past, and their expectations of successful pathways for shared design and mutually beneficial outcomes.
Topics will include :
- What cultural awareness and cultural safety mean for people working in philanthropy in 2017
- The benefits and importance of deeper listening, and how this can influence funding relationships and strategies that deliver better outcomes for all involved.
- Common ‘mistakes’ people make, and barriers to respectful funding relationships – how it really is and how it can be if we get it right.
- Essential elements of healthy funding relationships – Practical ideas, tools and approaches that are working
By popular request, this webinar is offered to follow on a session at the Philanthropy Australia Conference in September 2016, “Right Way, Wrong Way, Which Way?: Stories from the field, practical steps and tools to forge respectful funding relationships and invest in leadership of Aboriginal Australia.”
The conference session was sponsored by the Fellowship for Indigenous Leadership with Woor-Dungin. It generated great interest from people who took advantage of the opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders and grant-makers to have open dialogue about good practice, challenges and some of the lessons learned.
This webinar is brought to you in partnership by Philanthropy Australia and Pro Bono Australia.