Creative Partnerships Australia

The 2019 Creative Partnerships Awards - Nominations Open

Great things happen when the arts, philanthropy and business work together.

The Creative Partnerships Awards celebrates exemplary individuals from Australia’s philanthropy, business and arts sectors who show leadership in private giving, philanthropy and business partnerships with the arts.


The awards are open to individuals from all Australian states and territories showing leadership in private giving, philanthropy and partnerships across the fields of arts, philanthropy and business. Nominees must:

  • be actively involved in developing private giving to the arts, through philanthropy, partnerships or sponsorships
  • promote the value of supporting the arts to the broader community
  • demonstrate an ongoing commitment to a strong, sustainable future for Australia’s cultural sector.

Read the awards eligibility and criteria.

Award Categories

Arts Leadership Award | For an individual working in the arts and cultural sector who through their advocacy and practice has promoted the private sector’s investment into Australia’s cultural life; demonstrating vision, commercial acumen and strategic thinking in their engagement with donors and business, and encouraging increased giving to the arts.  

Business Leadership Award | For an individual working in the business sector who through their commitment and example has fostered increased investment and engagement between business and the arts. 

Emerging Philanthropy Leadership Award | For an individual who is new to the philanthropic sector (within the last five years) and whose contribution to the arts is shaping the future of philanthropy and private giving in Australia’s cultural sector. 

Philanthropy Leadership Award | For an individual, family, group or foundation that through their sustained contribution to the arts has inspired increased philanthropic giving and made a significant impact on Australia’s cultural sector.

Nominations close 26 April, at 5 pm AEST 2019.

Nominate here.


Friday 29 March, 2019
Friday 26 April, 2019
Venue Address

Northern Territory, , National

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