Learning Events

Dive in! Take a webinar or attend an event and learn strategies to raise funds, increase your revenue and revitalize your heritage place or downtown. Check back often for pre-registration for upcoming events.

26

Apr

12:15 pm - 01:00 pm

Regeneration 101: Unlocking the Potential of your Historic Place

FREE

Sometimes all we need is a little bit of hope and inspiration to take that first step in the right direction. Drawing on the National Trust’s decades-long experience working with communities across the country, this webinar on regenerating historic sites will distill the lessons learned from innovative case studies and share key principles that can be applied to creating more flexible operational models, creative revenue generation strategies and inclusive community engagement. Join us to learn more about how these places can tackle today’s challenges, and position them to become dynamic hubs that contribute to vital and healthy communities.

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08

May

12:15 pm - 01:00 pm

Are you getting ready to raise funds for a heritage capital project?

Member $25.00, Non-Member $35.00

Drawing on experiences of successful capital campaigns for heritage projects across the country, this webinar will guide you through developing the right messaging and branding for your capital campaign, recruiting leadership volunteers, identifying revenue sources, and building your campaign plan - everything you need to set your capital campaign in motion.

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17

May

12:15 pm - 01:00 pm

How heritage organizations can gain a competitive edge in sponsorship

FREE

There is a big difference between corporate sponsor solicitation and donor solicitation. And, when you are new to fundraising, it can be daunting to wade into the competitive sponsorship environment. Webinar leaders, Alison Faulknor and Nhanci Wright provide tips on what corporate sponsors are looking for, how to best approach them and how to gain a competitive edge.

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29

May

12:15 pm - 01:00 pm

How to use social media to attract supporters for your historic place

FREE

Social media is a fun and easy way to engage potential donors and supporters for your historic place. What’s more, it’s free and you can tap into a limitless network of people who care about your project! If you are new to social media or you aren’t quite sure if you are using it right, the social world can seem daunting. But, with a little support, some helpful hints, and careful selection of the best tools for your organization, you can be using social media in an engaging and effective way in no time.

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07

Jun

12:15 pm - 01:00 pm

Top tips for organizing a special event to boost support for your heritage project

FREE

Special events are a great way to boost support for your heritage project. But whether it’s big or small, you need careful planning and execution to make your event a success. This webinar presents Top Tips you can follow to be sure you achieve your goals.

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19

Jun

12:15 pm - 01:00 pm

Recruiting and engaging volunteers for your historic place

FREE

In the heritage sector we rely on volunteers to be our advocates, story tellers, champions and fundraisers. In this webinar learn how the changing landscape of volunteerism in Canada should shape your efforts to recruit and engage the volunteers with the skill sets you need.

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26

Jun

12:15 pm - 01:00 pm

Six steps to telling your heritage story

FREE

Heritage places are filled with great stories to tell. In this webinar learn how to share and get your message out in a way that engages, compels and inspires – and wins you donors and supporters.

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