Donate to Footscray Community Arts Centre: Australia’s community engaged arts centre, grounded in Melbourne’s West and in conversation globally.
Your Artlife program is just so amazing. I really admire and respect FCAC for running this community centric service and going over and above, to engage artists. I would love to donate more in the future. You are doing an amazing job. – (Anonymous) FCAC Patron
As an independent charity, FCAC invests in valued-aligned relationships with partners and donors who deeply care about the transformational role arts and culture has in communities. Your support creates waves of ongoing impact, creating space for important conversations that shape a cultural landscape which is representative of the rich and diverse stories communities have to tell.
FCAC is a 45 year strong independent arts organisation, and the largest creative precinct in the western suburbs of Melbourne. We are dedicated to championing cultural rights by delivering impactful programs that focus on the nexus between creativity and social justice. We platform and prioritise the voices of artists from Indigenous, migrant and refugee, disability and LGBTQIA+ communities. Our public program of 1,700 events engages over 86,000 visitors annually, paying $1 million in salaries each year to 600+ creative practitioners from Melbourne’s west and beyond.
FCAC has DGR1 and TCC status, and all donations above $2 are tax deductible. Donations can be made on a one-off, or regular basis. If you are interested in becoming an FCAC Patron or discuss a major gift, please contact Robyn Gawenda, Executive Director and Co-CEO.
1- Wominjeka Festival 2018. Image by Jackie Dixon.