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Arts GovernanceArts Governance: People, Passion, Performance by Ruth Rentschler

Since the crisis in governance which led to a shortage of capable board members, recent years have seen the emergence of the enterprising arts organisation - a development which has led to the need for new types of board members who have a greater understanding of 'mission, money and merit' within a cultural construct.

This innovative book explores the world of the arts board member from the unique perspective of the cultural and creative industries. Using a wide range of research techniques including interviews with board members and stakeholders, board observations and case studies this book provides a rich and deep analysis from inside the boardroom. It provides in-depth insight into the changing pressures on arts boards after the financial crisis, and focuses uniquely on the role of passion on arts boards.

Call for CSaRO Research Project Grant Applications

The Centre for Sustainable and Responsible Organisations (CSaRO) is calling for grant applications for potential Research Projects. CSaRO has set aside $20,000 to fund two research projects ($10,000 max. each). Primary areas for funding include CSR, SME's, responsible/ethical management and environmental/social economics.
Grant funds are required to be spent by December 15, 2013.

Please peruse the guidelines [95KB PDF] and application form [156 KB PDF]for further information.

Applications close on Monday 27th May 2013
Send completed applications to csaro@deakin.edu.au

Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for 2013 CSaRO activities

CSaRO is now inviting EOI submissions for potential activities in relation to four of CSaRO's strategic areas (International Alliances, Research Fellow, Mentor and Visitor Meetings, and Seminars and Conferences) that you may like to champion or lead, possibly with other researchers within CSaRO.

EOI applications should be a maximum of one page and include:

  • the project's basic objectives
  • anticipated outcomes
  • a brief budget outline (travel and accommodation, Research Assistant wages)
  • details of other CSaRO members who may benefit or be actively involved in the project
  • details of how the proposed project fits with the mission of CSaRO.

You may adopt the EOI form [17KB DOCX] if it suits.

Send completed EOI submissions to csaro@deakin.edu.au

Applications close on Monday 27 May 2013.
Submitted EOI's will be reviewed by the CSaRO Executive Board and successful applicants will then be invited to provide further detailed information or submit a full grant application in regard to the proposed project.

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