Arts Funding: Why It's Unwise to Cut Off Your Arm Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Beef, coal, and hot tracks: Aus music exports earn $195 million each year Australian music is performing remarkably overseas, according to a new Australia Council report. New York arts exec to head up Create NSW as CEO (locked) Elizabeth W. Scott has been named Executive Director, Create NSW, heading up the State’s peak arts and screen organisation. What sponsors want from the arts Sponsorships are not philanthropic donations – they are business investments from which companies want a return. We ask major sponsors what's in the deal for them. On minority artist development programs To engage with difference is to both recognise that it exists and accommodate it on its own terms, rather than on the terms of the majority. (Premium content) Premium content David Berthold Monday 18 May, 2015 Principles of arms-length funding are being sacrificed to a 'trickle down' approach the Federal Government would not countenance in other parts of the economy. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the British arts community today Image via Wikimedia Commons Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author David Berthold is a leading Australian theatre director and Artistic Director of Brisbane Festival.