Steven Richardson

Australian Cultural Fund

Steven has many years of significant fundraising experience, having been primarily responsible for raising financial investment in all of his previous executive positions.

As founder of Black Arm Band, he raised more than $8 million and brokered many significant partnerships.

With a background spanning a variety of artistic, producing, and programming roles – including as a director, curator and producer – Steven’s varied experience allows for a holistic view of fundraising. As Artistic Associate for Melbourne Festivals, and founding Artistic Director of Arts House, he raised, or assisted in raising, significant financial investment.

Steven has served on a number of advisory boards, including five years as Deputy Chair of the Dance Board for the Australia Council for the Arts, Vichealth Arts Advisory and others.

Steven can assist your organisation with expert advice on organisational needs, goals and strategies to increase revenue and develop new partnerships.