The Ballarat International Foto Biennale works closely with Partners and Sponsors.

For partnerships & sponsorship opportunities please download our Partners & Sponsors Pack.


Being involved in one of Australia’s premier creative arts events makes you feel great! We’re building an international photography festival that promotes and develops photography, supports established and emerging artists, and inspires, provokes and entertains thousands of visitors.

Most of our exhibitions, workshops, competitions and programs are provided free of charge.

None of this could happen without the generosity of our Patrons, Sponsor Partners, Members and Volunteers. So get involved!

We offer many rewarding ways for individuals and organisations to show their support.

Call us on +61 3 5331 4833 – we’d love to hear from you.

Our supporters help us to:

  • Host the biennial festival
  • Present leading national and international photographers through our the BIFB Core Program
  • Provide open entry registration for the BIFB Fringe Program
  • Encourage professional development through Portfolio Reviews
  • Enable career advancement opportunities through the Portfolio Review Prize
  • Publish the BIFB Core Program Catalogue as well as specialist journals: BETA and One Thousand Words
  • Maintain a Volunteer Program
  • Present workshops, master classes and seminars thoughout the BIFB
  • Offer free guided group tours
  • Present the BIFB education program

BIFB offers heaps of ways for individuals and organisations to lend their support. Contact us on 03 5331 4833 or see our Patrons, Partners and Sponsors and Members pages for more information.