What is Auspicing?
Auspicing is first and foremost about protecting you, your partners or your collective from any legal liability your project could run into.
Auspicing is when an incorporated association (us) applies for and receives funding on behalf of an unincorporated individual, group, or organisation (you), and is responsible for ensuring that the project or activity for which the funds have been granted is completed, acquitted, and the funds accounted for.
Some organisations will not give grants to individuals or unincorporated groups, and require someone like us to auspice the grant. As the auspice body, we ensure that the funds are managed according with the funding agency’s requirements.
As the legally responsible entity, we will safeguard your project by ensuring that it is fully compliant with all the relevant and state-specific legislation.
When you are auspiced we manage:
- Budgeting and income projections
- Assistance and support with funding submissions
- Artist agreements
- Reviewing Contracts
- General administration
- Worker's insurance and claims management
- Grant acquittals
- Box Office consolidation
- Petty cash consolidation
- Public Liability, Volunteers Insurance and Travel Insurance