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ACCESSIBILITY

Best Practices for Architects, Designers and Creative Spaces on Accessibility
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Design for Public Spaces Advanced: How can Creative Spaces Go Beyond the Standard?
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Invisible Disabilities and Creative Spaces
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Safety, Fire Codes and Accessibility for Creative Spaces
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Design for Public Spaces 101: Where do Creative Spaces Start
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Let’s Talk About Disability and Creative Spaces
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Promoting Physical Accessibility in Space Rentals
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ASSET MANAGEMENT

Asset Management Part 1: Understanding your Facility
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Asset Management Part 2: Planning Ahead

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CAPITAL PROJECT SUPPORT

Expressing Community Value in Creative Spaces
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Capital Project Success: Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery and Streetcar Crowsnest
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Board Relations and Capital Projects
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Capital Project Success: Stories from the Ottawa Art Gallery and FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
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Capital Project Case Study: The Tett Centre
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Community Partnerships and Creative Spaces, featuring Carousel Players
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Restoring and Revitalizing a 1934 Independent Cinema – The Westdale Theatre
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Revving Up Canada’s Car Museum
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Securing Permanent Space: Stratford Perth Museum and The Theatre Centre
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ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Energy Efficient Lighting for Performing Arts Facilities with Ledvance Sylvania
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Energy Efficient Lighting for Visual Arts Facilities and Museums with Ledvance Sylvania
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MANAGING CREATIVE SPACES

Working Together: Multi-Partner Creative Space Projects
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Alternative Creative Spaces and Adaptive Reuse Projects
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Engaging Community in Municipal Performing Arts Space Projects
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Recap from the Creative Spaces Projects Brainstorming Session
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Volunteer Boards and Creative Space Projects
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SPACE RENTALS

Balancing Programming and Space Rentals

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Staffing Strategies for Space Rentals & Events
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Resources: Rental Inquiry Form for Performing Arts, Job Description – FOH Supervisor, Job Description – Event Captain, Job Description – Usher, Example Shift Swapping Policy

Using Data to Find your Renter Audience
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Marketing your Rental Spaces
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Contracts and Agreements: Landlords and Tenants
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Space Management 101: Keys to Success
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CREATIVE SPACES ONLINE TRAINING SERIES

Creative Spaces Online Training Series

This training series is designed to support arts managers in building the core skills necessary to support capital projects and ongoing operations in creative spaces. Delivered by topic experts working in the sector, each module focuses on a topic area identified as the most integral to capital projects by ABO’s network of 2,500+ arts organizations. The Creative Spaces Online Training Series was originally delivered from November 14, 2019 to January 23, 2020.

Pricing

The Training Series includes four modules, available for $30 each or $100 for all four:

  1. Strategic Planning and Partnerships
  2. Financial Management and Capital Projects
  3. Campaigns and Community Engagement
  4. Operational Planning Before, During, and After a Capital Project

Each Module comes with:

  • A Recording of The Webinar
  • A PDF of the Presentation
  • A Transcription of the recording
  • Any extra resources the presenter(s) provided to the attendees

These modules are designed for arts managers working within creative spaces under a variety of operating models and communities. If you are interested in purchasing recordings of the modules using a credit or debit card, they can be purchased instantly below with the “Buy Now” button. If you are interested in purchasing the recordings by cheque or direct deposit, please contact Amy Poole, Program Manager, at amy@artsbuildontario.ca.

Buy all four modules now for $100+ HST

Module #1: Strategic Planning and Partnerships

Presenter: Devin Glowinski, Co-Founder, Kilogram Studios
Length: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Cost: $30+ HST

Participants will be introduced to concepts that support individual core competencies and their organization’s efforts in planning for capital projects at their facilities. Frameworks for partnership development in local communities will also be explored.
Topics covered during the module will be:

  • Reflection: identifying your organization’s key mandate
  • Program goals and priorities of your facilities and determining what elements are missing
  • Foundations for strategic planning, ideas, concepts and vision for your desired end state
  • Establishing community partnerships to achieve collective impact
  • Determining what is feasible through early iterations and schematic design
  • Evaluating potential outcomes
  • Developing a core project team and consultants

Presenter: Devin Glowinski

Devin Glowinski is a Toronto-based urban planner and co-founder of Kilogram Studio, a licensed architectural practice. He maintains his professional currency through teaching interdisciplinary courses at Ryerson University to both undergraduate learners and adult learners through the Chang School of Continuing Education. He is a subject matter expert at Ryerson University and is currently redeveloping the course, Community Collaborations. This course brings together students from a range of disciplines and tackles big urban issues through fieldwork and case study development. He excels at client engagement and working directly with end-users in order to develop person-focused programs. He lectures on community collaborative initiatives, stakeholder engagement, strategic planning, and community health. In 2012 he completed a community research project at the Laboratory of Contemporary Urban Design, Tel Aviv University. He looks forward to meeting and engaging with Arts Build Ontario members and partners.

Module #2: Financial Management and Capital Projects

Presenter: Brian Arnott, Principal, Novita Interpares
Length: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Cost: $30 + HST

This module will introduce you to the six stages of capital project management beginning with the roles to be played by your Board throughout the process, to the critical importance of early planning and cost control to working with your professional design team and specialists. You will learn what decisions your organization will need to make as the Owner of the capital project at each stage.

Presenter Brian Arnott:

Originally trained as a theatre designer, Brian has worked in professional theatre in Canada and the US as a production manager and company manager. He worked as an assistant designer for the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company in London. He has designed costumes, scenery, and lighting for more than 40 stage productions. He was the drama critic for That’s Showbusiness for four years and Maclean’s Magazine for one year.

Brian Arnott is widely recognized as a leading expert in North America on the design of theatres and facilities for live performance and is a member of the American Society of Theatre Consultants (ASTC.) In this capacity, he has been a visiting lecturer and guest critic at many schools of architecture.

As Head of Design for Novita’s technical company, Brian has designed more than 100 theatres and live performance facilities in Canada, the US, and abroad. He is currently working on a small recital hall in Los Angeles. Brian has also curated and designed exhibitions for the National Gallery of Canada, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Canadian Museum of Civilization and he has produced documentaries for the CBC and the National Film Board.

Brian is a Founder and past National President of the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) and has published monographs on several aspects of Canadian industrial history. As a volunteer in the cultural sector, Brian has been a member of the Board of Directors of Comus Music Theatre, The Pleiades Theatre, Factory Theatre (Chair), and six years as Chair of the Advisory Board for the Theatre Program at Humber College. Brian is currently Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Heritage Carpentry Program of the Nova Scotia Community College.

Module #3: Campaigns and Community Engagement

Presenter: Brian Arnott, Principal, Novita Interpares
Length: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Cost: $30 + HST

This module will introduce you to the process of raising the money to finance your capital project. Beginning with your case for support, you will learn how to develop a fundraising plan and the requirements for leadership and management for your campaign. You will also learn about the two parts of your campaign – the quiet campaign and the public campaign and donor recognition.

Presenter Brian Arnott:

Brian Arnott is the founding partner of Novita Interpares, Canada’s oldest cultural consultancy, and he has led all the company’s cultural projects – now numbering more than 1,000 of the company’s total of 1,400 completed projects.

Originally trained as a theatre designer, Brian has worked in professional theatre in Canada and the US as a production manager and company manager. He worked as an assistant designer for the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company in London. He has designed costumes, scenery, and lighting for more than 40 stage productions. He was the drama critic for That’s Showbusiness for four years and Maclean’s Magazine for one year.

Brian Arnott is widely recognized as a leading expert in North America on the design of theatres and facilities for live performance and is a member of the American Society of Theatre Consultants (ASTC.) In this capacity, he has been a visiting lecturer and guest critic at many schools of architecture.

As Head of Design for Novita’s technical company, Brian has designed more than 100 theatres and live performance facilities in Canada, the US, and abroad. He is currently working on a small recital hall in Los Angeles. Brian has also curated and designed exhibitions for the National Gallery of Canada, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Canadian Museum of Civilization and he has produced documentaries for the CBC and the National Film Board.

Brian is a Founder and past National President of the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) and has published monographs on several aspects of Canadian industrial history. As a volunteer in the cultural sector, Brian has been a member of the Board of Directors of Comus Music Theatre, The Pleiades Theatre, Factory Theatre (Chair), and six years as Chair of the Advisory Board for the Theatre Program at Humber College. Brian is currently Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Heritage Carpentry Program of the Nova Scotia Community College.

Module #4: Operational Planning Before, During, and After a Capital Project

Presenters: Lauren Gould, Chief Operating Officer, Gardiner Museum & Jeanne LeSage, LeSage Arts Management
Length: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Cost: $30 + HST

Capital projects change organizations and communities. They can test and expand the capacity of your building and the workload of every staff member. Effective operational management at each stage of the project can positively influence its outcome. Within the framework of people, process, money, space, and communication, this session will consider the big picture in order to sustain a healthy organization. Presented and led by Lauren Gould, Chief Operating Officer of the Gardiner Museum, who has managed four capital projects in the last two years and has survived to tell the tale, with Arts HR Consultant Jeanne LeSage of LeSage Arts Management.

Presenter Lauren Gould:

Lauren Gould has worked in a variety of roles within the arts and higher education sectors with a focus on promoting public engagement, implementing organizational and capital improvements, and working in collaboration with a range of partners. Lauren has been involved in the planning, design development, fundraising, and execution of capital projects ranging from learning centres to ensuring building health to outdoor plazas. Since joining the Gardiner Museum in 2013 she has held roles as Audience Development Manager, Senior Manager of Development and Programs, and in the role of Chief Operating Officer since 2017.

Presenter Jeanne LeSage:

Jeanne LeSage, LeSage Arts Management, CHRL, MBA. Jeanne is an arts consultant with 28+ years’ experience in the sector across Canada and abroad. She is a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), holds an MBA in Management Consulting, and runs LeSage Arts Management with a focus on strategic human resources, organizational development, facilitation, and strategy. Proudly starting her career as a stage manager – she now works with arts organizations to “Make Arts Work Better” through consulting, research, teaching, conference speaking, and more. www.lesagearts.com

LEARN IT | BUILD IT | MANAGE IT

Learn It | Build It | Manage It

In this webinar series, we shared examples and strategies on the topics of Building Creative Spaces, Maintaining Creative Spaces, Alternative Financing for Capital Projects, and Engaging Community in Capital Projects with presenting partners from The Dalton Company, WalterFedy, Conestoga College, the Community Forward Fund, and Cobalt Connects! Both sessions included examples of projects within the arts sector. These webinars were originally delivered 2020-2021.

Building and Maintaining Creative Spaces Webinar Series

Pricing

The Building and Maintaining Creative Spaces Webinar Series includes four parts, available for $30 each or $100 for all four:

  1. Building/Renovating Creative Spaces Part 1: Concept, Feasibility & Design
  2. Building/Renovating Creative Spaces Part 2: Construction & Beyond
  3. Managing/Maintaining Creative Spaces Part 1: Optimizing your Facility
  4. Managing/Maintaining Creative Spaces Part 2: Assets, Hazards, and Planning

Each webinar includes:

  • A Recording of the Webinar
  • A PDF Of the Presentation Slides
  • A Transcription of the recording
  • Any extra resources the presenter provided to the attendees

All webinars are intended for non-profit arts, culture, heritage, faith, and community organizations with a current or upcoming creative space project. If you are interested in purchasing recordings of the webinars using a credit or debit card, they can be purchased instantly below with the “Buy Now” button. If you are interested in purchasing the recordings by cheque or direct deposit, please contact If you are interested in purchasing the recordings by cheque or direct deposit, please contact Amy Poole, Program Manager, at amy@artsbuildontario.ca.

Buy all 4 webinars now for $100 + HST

Building Creative Space

Whether a new build or a small to medium size renovation, navigating the construction of a creative space is a complex and non-linear process. Randy Dalton and Jason Judson from The Dalton Company will use local examples to offer strategies for creative space managers to successfully execute building projects on budget and on time in their webinars and consultative sessions.

Building/Renovating Creative Spaces Part 1: Concept, Feasibility & Design
Length: 1 Hour
Cost: $30 + HST

An efficient planning process is integral to ensuring the successful development of a space. As part of the LEARN IT | BUILD IT | MANAGE IT Webinar Series, Randy Dalton of the Dalton Company will discuss the important steps to take when developing a concept and design for your space, as well as undergoing a feasibility study as part of the planning process for your creative space.

Building/Renovating Creative Spaces Part 2: Construction & Beyond
Length: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Cost: $30 + HST

When entering into the construction phase to build or renovate a space, it is integral to work from the pre-construction plan and be flexible for what may occur during construction. When construction has finished, it is equally important to make sure that everything is properly finalized. Building on material in the previous LEARN IT | BUILD IT | MANAGE IT webinar on Building/Renovating Creative Spaces, Randy Dalton of The Dalton Company will detail necessary steps and key considerations pertaining to communication, budget, scope of the work, close-out documents, warranty period and more to ensure that the construction and post-construction phases of your build or renovation are efficient and successful.

About our Presenters Randy Dalton and Jason Judson

With over 30 years of experience in the building industry, Randy Dalton is the President of The Dalton Company and is the principal in charge of delivering projects for arts organizations using the company’s Alternative Approach to Building. Randy has experience managing high profile and complex projects, which require attention to detail and a thorough understanding of the unique needs of both arts and non-profit organizations. He possesses a complete knowledge of site operations and the management expertise to ensure that performing arts projects are efficiently and effectively executed.

Randy was the Principal-in-Charge at Artscape Youngplace, Artscape Wychwood Barns and the Young Centre for the Performing Arts projects. He is currently overseeing the expansion and renovation of the Nia Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, ON. He has served as a member of the ArtsBuild Ontario’s Board of Directors and is the past Vice Chair of the Toronto Arts Council Foundation.

Jason Judson is the Director of Project Development with The Dalton Company Ltd., with over 20 years of construction project management experience. A highly effective communicator and practical problem solver, Jason manages multi-disciplinary design teams during the pre-construction and, once building commences, he leads consultants and construction trades to achieve a successfully delivered project and outcome.

Jason has a B.Sc. Honours degree in Surveying. Additionally, he is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Prince2 Practitioner, and he has studied as a Project Management Professional.

About The Dalton Company

Led by CEO Andrew Dalton and President Randy Dalton, The Dalton Company is a building service firm based in the GTA that is committed to exceeding expectations and maintaining long-term relationships with its clients. Originally founded by Peter D. Dalton in 1940, The Dalton Company began and remains as a family-owned business that continues to successfully manage building projects. The Dalton Company strives to adapt and evolve in the constantly-changing landscape of the building industry. As such, they have developed an Alternative Approach to Building, based on the core values that the company was established on. These core values are Integrity, Commitment, Accountability, Responsibility and Experience. This Alternative Approach to Building caters to the Canadian building service market by building trust through collaboration in the early stages of building projects. The Dalton Company particularly specializes in planning, building, and renovating for the residential high-end and commercial sectors. From concept and pre-construction to final occupancy and closeout documentation, The Dalton Company offers a vast array of services.

Maintaining Creative Spaces

After the completion of a building project, managing a space proactively and sustainably should be an ongoing consideration for arts leaders. Participants will learn how to identify their facility needs and explore best practices for managing the implications of long-term operations in these webinars and consultative sessions. Using pertinent examples from the sector, Bryn Jones from WalterFedy will present practical and efficient methods that art leaders are using to manage their spaces and assets.

Managing/Maintaining Creative Spaces Part 1: Optimizing your Facility
Length: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Cost: $30 + HST

To effectively manage and maintain your creative space, there are many considerations to keep in mind. As part of the LEARN IT | BUILD IT | MANAGE IT Webinar Series, Bryn Jones of WalterFedy will introduce key concepts to successfully quantify building risks as well as successfully manage and optimize spaces in this webinar. These concepts include building science, asset management, and addressing risks such as mould which must be considered when maintaining your creative space.

Managing/Maintaining Creative Spaces Part 2: Assets, Hazards, and Planning
Length: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Cost: $30 + HST

When managing a creative space, it is imperative to consider your facility’s assets, potential hazards, and how you must manage them when making future plans to improve your space. Building on material in the previous LEARN IT | BUILD IT | MANAGE IT webinar on Managing/Maintaining Creative Spaces, Bryn Jones of WalterFedy will look at long term planning and discuss strategies to develop an asset management plan to realize the long term financial sustainability of your space. Bryn will additionally highlight the importance of accessibility and how your space can be made AODA-compliant as you plan and make improvements to your facility.

About our Presenter Bryn Jones


Bryn Jones, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., is a senior associate and team leader for the asset and facilities management group with The WalterFedy Partnership and a Professor of Building Systems Engineering in the School of Engineering & IT at Conestoga College. Bryn has over 15 years of engineering experience in building systems engineering and asset management within the arts and public sectors. Bryn has collaborated with ArtsBuild Ontario for the past 6+-years working through, and helping develop, the Asset Planner for the Arts program, as well as the Creative Spaces Mentoring Network program.

Bryn works with client organizations and strategic partners to design and execute integrated asset management strategies from the ground up, as well as evolve currently in-place programs. Bryn specializes in facility condition assessments, data management, strategy development, and financial analysis to support decision-making and infrastructure capital spending for building owners and managers while balancing cost, profit, and risk.

As a College professor, Bryn teaches courses in Thermodynamics, building science, HVAC, fire protection and materials engineering to undergraduates within the Building Systems Engineering, Building Interior Design and Architectural Project and Facility Management degree programs. Bryn’s research focuses on improving building systems performance in the areas of occupant comfort and user experience, fire protection, risk-based life cycle modelling, and building analytics through laboratory testing, field monitoring, and economic simulations.

Bryn is also an elected board member of the Rotary Club of Kitchener (established in 1922). The main project of the Rotary Club of Kitchener is the KidsAbility Centre, a Children’s Treatment Centre that services children with a range of special needs. As well, the Rotary Club of Kitchener takes part in youth development programs, grants, a car draw fundraiser, environmental protection projects, a children’s Christmas party, the Rotary African Women’s Education Fund, study exchange programs and more.

Bryn’s overall goal is to educate building owners, managers and the next generation of buildings professionals to improve the success of capital projects.

About WalterFedy

WalterFedy is an award-winning architecture and engineering firm with strong roots in the Waterloo Region as well as Southwestern Ontario. Since its establishment in 1951, WalterFedy continues to adapt and evolve to serve their clients in the best way possible. WalterFedy specializes in energy management, architectural engineering, asset and files management, project management and more. They are proud volunteers and sponsors in the regions of Waterloo, Hamilton-Niagara and beyond, for supporting communities is at the forefront of their minds. Their recent projects include warehouse renovations at McMaster Innovation Park, condo development at Batavia Place, and providing architectural, structural, and engineering services for the residential development of Lexington Park Real Estate Capital Inc., and the building of a galvanizing plant for Corbec Inc.

Engaging Community and Alternative Financing for Capital Projects Webinar Series

The Engaging Community and Alternative Financing for Capital Projects Webinar Series includes four parts, available for $30 each or $100 for all four:

  1. Engaging Community in Capital Projects Part 1: Preparing Yourself for Outreach
  2. Alternative Financing for Capital Projects Part 1: Thinking About Your Options & How They Fit Together
  3. Engaging Community in Capital Projects Part 2: Going Public
  4. Alternative Financing for Capital Projects Part 2: Overcoming Fear of Loans

Each webinar includes:

  • A Recording of the Webinar
  • A PDF Of the Presentation Slides
  • A Transcription of the recording
  • Any extra resources the presenter provided to the attendees

All webinars are intended for non-profit arts, culture, heritage, faith, and community organizations with a current or upcoming creative space project. If you are interested in purchasing recordings of the webinars using a credit or debit card, they can be purchased instantly below with the “Buy Now” button. If you are interested in purchasing the recordings by cheque or direct deposit, please contact If you are interested in purchasing the recordings by cheque or direct deposit, please contact Amy Poole, Program Manager, at amy@artsbuildontario.ca.

Buy all 4 webinars now for $100 + HST

Engaging Community in Capital Projects Part 1: Preparing Yourself for Outreach

Presenter: Jeremy Freiburger, Chief Connector and Cultural Strategist of Cobalt Connects
Length: 1 Hour
Cost: $30 + HST

Engaging your community is an essential act for organizations of all sizes, but it’s important that you prepare internally before making the leap. As part of ArtsBuild Ontario’s LEARN IT | BUILD IT | MANAGE IT series, Jeremy Freiburger of Cobalt Connects will share a series of tools aimed at helping you prepare for engagement. Topics discussed will include: setting principles, honest impact, and measuring the success of outreach activities.

Alternative Financing for Capital Projects Part 1: Thinking About Your Options & How They Fit Together

Presenter: Julia Vlad, Vice President of Lending, Community Forward Fund
Length: 1 hour
Cost: $30 + HST

There are several different factors to consider when securing funds to support your creative capital project! For many organizations, exploring alternative funding methods is integral to the success of a capital project. In this webinar, as part of ArtsBuild Ontario’s LEARN IT | BUILD IT | MANAGE IT webinar series, presenter Julia Vlad of the Community Forward Fund will introduce different approaches of alternative financing to consider, such as new donor sources, bonds, equity investment and more for capital projects. This webinar will provide you with the knowledge tools you will need when considering all options to fund your project.

Engaging Community in Capital Projects Part 2: Going Public

Presenter: Jeremy Freiburger, Chief Connector and Cultural Strategist of Cobalt Connects
Length: 1 Hour
Cost: $30 + HST

Approaching the public is an important moment and you want to ensure your method matches you, your audience, and the desired outcome of your efforts. Building on the information presented in previous LEARN IT | BUILD IT | MANAGE IT workshops and webinars on community engagement, Jeremy Freiburger of Cobalt Connects will discuss creative ways to reach the public, gather and measure data, and the communication tools that make going public effective in this webinar.

Alternative Financing for Capital Projects Part 2: Overcoming Fear of Loans

Presenter: Julia Vlad, Vice President of Lending, Community Forward Fund
Length: 1 Hour
Cost: $30 + HST

When financing your project, it is important to consider the value of loans to arts-based projects. Presenter Julia Vlad of the Community Forward Fund will provide an in-depth look at what lenders are looking for when it comes to financing capital projects. This presentation will also cover how loans can be leveraged alongside other funding sources and incorporated into your organization’s business plan. Julia will use two examples from arts organizations who have successfully applied for and used loans to finance part of their capital projects.

Presenters

Jeremy Freiburger is the Chief Connector and Cultural Strategist of Cobalt Connects. Jeremy has been a leader in Hamilton’s creative community for over 15 years. His experience ranges from producing award-winning theatre and ballet with the RBC Festival of Classics and Canadian Ballet Youth Ensemble, to developing more than 200,000 square feet of studio facilities, to writing policy and plans for municipalities focused on creative sector development.

Focusing primarily on regional and municipal partnership development, and organizational development, Jeremy is the founder of Cobalt Connects. Jeremy has spoken at dozens of conferences on the subject of creative community economic development, and has sat on many boards and committees including the Our Cultural Community Committee (Chair, City of Hamilton Cultural Plan), Supercrawl, CANVAS and the Bay Area Restoration Council.

Julia Vlad Julia leads the investment and portfolio management for the Community Forward Fund and the Canadian Co-operative Investment Fund. She has over ten years of experience in banking, finance and the non-profit sector. Her experience includes investing and portfolio management at the World Bank’s private sector arm, IFC, in Panama, Senegal and USA; advising social entrepreneurs at an accelerator in Nicaragua and financial analysis and forecasting at Scotiabank. She holds an MBA from HEC Paris, a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and is a CFA charter holder.

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