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.



12:15 PM - 1:00 pm

How to find and secure sponsors for your heritage organization or heritage project


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, especially during such uncertain times. Yet, corporate sponsorship can be a critical way to diversify your revenue base.

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12:15 PM - 1:00 pm

Communicating Heritage Conservation as Climate Action: Challenges and Opportunities (Gathering of the Heritage Sector)


The heritage conservation sector has long known that embodied carbon and avoided environmental impacts make the adaptive reuse of heritage/older buildings a crucial tool in climate action. Much effort has gone into making that case through better data and policy analysis. But are these efforts misplaced? What role can emotional hooks play in helping the sector win friends and influence people? Are shifts in the zeitgeist creating fresh openings for a renewed heritage conservation message?

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Past Events

December 09, 2020

Six Steps to Telling Your Heritage Story

December 02, 2020

Insurance Issues at Historic Sites (Gathering of the Heritage Sector)

November 25, 2020

Canadian Heritage Funding Opportunities

November 04, 2020

Social Media for Historic Places: How to attract and engage with your audience

October 20, 2020

Adaptation: How Our Heritage Places, Organizations, Fundraising and Advocacy Strategies Are Adapting (Gathering of the Heritage Sector)

September 24, 2020

Practical Approaches to Historic Home Rehabilitation

September 22, 2020

What you need to know now about raising funds for your historic place (even during a pandemic)

September 15, 2020

Shovel Ready Heritage Bootcamp (Gathering of the Heritage Sector)

July 28, 2020

Session #10: COVID-19 and the Heritage Sector

July 14, 2020

Session #9: COVID-19 and the Heritage Sector

July 02, 2020

Information Systems: Protecting the Past, Securing the Future

June 30, 2020

Session #8: COVID-19 and the Heritage Sector

June 17, 2020

Session #7: COVID-19 and the Heritage Sector

June 04, 2020

Accessing Heritage Places from Home with Virtual Reality

June 03, 2020

Survival and Revival: Risk and Cash Flow Management During/Post COVID-19

June 02, 2020

Session #6: COVID-19 and the Heritage Sector