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Resiliency & Innovation Programs

Resiliency & Innovation Programs in the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Now is a time to come together.

During the onset of the covid-19 pandemic, CultureSource developed online programs to respond to member’s needs, help keep cultural institutions resilient, and provide tactics for innovation as arts orgs work adapt to the impacts of the health crisis.


Messaging in a Crisis: A Conversation on Communications
with Annmarie Erickson, VanDyke Horn Public Relations
Thursday, March 26, 1:00-2:00pm
Read the notes here

Answering Your Most Critical Questions about Fundraising in a Time of Crisis
with Aly Sterling, Aly Sterling Philanthropy
Friday, March 27, 1:00-2:00pm
Read the notes here

Managing Cashflows through COVID-19
with Erica Battle, CPA, UHY LLP
Wednesday, April 1, 1:00-2:00pm
Read the notes here

Employment Law for Arts Organizations: What Employers Need to Know
with Nhan Ho and Megan Norris, Law Firm of Miller Canfield
Friday, April 3, 1:00-2:00pm
Read the notes here

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Clinic for SE Michigan Arts and Culture Organizations
provided by Fiscal Management Associates (FMA)
supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Wednesday, April 8, 11:00am-12:00pm
View the resources here

A Conversation on Digital Marketing
with Justin Dunn, Increase Branding & Design
Friday, April 10, 1:00-2:00pm
Read the notes here

Relief and Resiliency Grant Program Online Drop-in Office Hours
with Jane Linn, Fiscal Services Specialist, CultureSource
Learn more about the fund here

Mapping Our Future for Arts Programming: Online, In Person, and In Between
with Cranbrook Art Museum, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and Sidewalk Detroit
Tuesday, May 12, 1:00-2:00pm

Sustainable Fundraising for the Arts: The Art of Small Talk
with Aly Sterling, Aly Sterling Philanthropy
Thursday, May 14, 1:00-2:00pm

Co.Lab Connect Day for Arts Organizations
in partnership with Co.act Detroit
Tuesday, May 19, 9:00am-3:00pm
Register for a 45-minute session here!

Using Visual Thinking to Connect & Collaborate Remotely
with Kelly Murdoch-Kitt, University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design and Denielle Emans, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar
Wednesday, May 20, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Register Here