WORKSHOP: The Ins and Outs of Organizational Cashflows

with Heather Young

Wednes­day March 18, 2015 from 2–5 PM

Ben­to Miso, 862 Rich­mond St. West, Toron­to or by videoconference

FREE for MANO/RAMO and NIMAC Members

Uncer­tain about cash flow fore­cast­ing? Fac­ing a cash crunch before a major event? Spend­ing next year’s grant before receiv­ing the cheque?

Build cash flow con­fi­dence by under­stand­ing this essen­tial finan­cial man­age­ment tool. This work­shop will pro­vide you with the skills nec­es­sary for bud­get­ing and plan­ning in a not-for-prof­it arts organization.

About the Instructor

Heather Clara Young has worked in the field of arts man­age­ment for over twen­ty-five years. Her expe­ri­ence includes lead­er­ship roles with a vari­ety of arts and her­itage ser­vice orga­ni­za­tions, the­atre and dance pro­duc­ing com­pa­nies, gal­leries and muse­ums, facil­i­ties, fes­ti­vals and com­mu­nity orga­ni­za­tions, in both pro­fes­sional and vol­un­teer capac­i­ties. Before found­ing Young Asso­ciates in 1993, Heather had served as Gen­eral Man­ager for both Night­wood The­atre and the Fringe of Toron­to Festival.

As the Prin­ci­pal of Young Asso­ciates, Heather has pro­vided book­keep­ing and con­sult­ing ser­vices to dozens of orga­ni­za­tions, and deliv­ered pro­fes­sional work­shops, train­ing and sem­i­nars on top­ics rang­ing from bud­get­ing to sales tax, to set­ting prices, to read­ing finan­cial state­ments. She has com­pleted busi­ness and strate­gic plan­ning assign­ments for an array of arts orga­ni­za­tions in Toron­to and across South­ern Ontario, fre­quently in part­ner­ship with First Stage.

For 15 years, Heather has taught account­ing and finan­cial man­age­ment to diplo­ma and con­tin­u­ing edu­ca­tion stu­dents in Hum­ber College’s Arts Admin­is­tra­tion pro­grams, and Humber’s Fundrais­ing and Vol­un­teer Man­age­ment Pro­gram. She was a 2004 recip­i­ent of Hum­ber College’s Con­tin­u­ing Edu­ca­tion Award of Excel­lence for Out­stand­ing Aca­d­e­mic Con­tri­bu­tion. In 2010, she was appoint­ed to teach finance for the Uni­ver­sity of Toronto’s Spe­cial­ist Pro­gram in Arts Man­age­ment. In 2012, Heather was award­ed the Sandy Tul­loch award for Inno­va­tion in Arts and Cul­ture by The­atre Ontario. Heather is also a mem­ber of Arts.