It doesn't have to be daunting - working with numbers and coming up with a financial plan. WorkInCulture has put together a few financial resources to help you build a strong financial foundation.


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Financial Planning Basics

QUICK TIPS: What Are My Services Worth - Setting Prices
QUICK TIPS: Make Your Money Work Better

ELEARNING: Financial Management
Gain a solid understanding of the basics of financial management. This course covers everything from setting up accounts to budgeting and managing cash flow.

VIDEO: Finance for Creative Enterprises
A web series for creative entrepreneurs in any discipline who want to start or grow a businss doing what they love. Presented in partnership with Enterprise Toronto.
 
BIZ SMARTS WEBINAR: Make Your Money Work for You (Managing Finances)
with Patrick Tomlinson
This webinar will cover a number of easy to learn and easy to apply concepts and methods to help you manage your money better. The first section will provide a short review of some of the fundamentals of financial management. The second section will apply these basic teachings to the lived reality of the self-employed, freelancers or solopreneurs. The final section will present an easy to make excel spreadsheet to help artists keep track of and manage their financial resources.
Delivered March 9, 2017

BIZ SMARTS WEBINAR: Preparing for Your Taxes
with Ellen Schraa
The Preparing for Your Taxes webinar will explore the various sources of income for artists and creative professionals.
Delivered March 30, 2017
 
BIZ SMARTS WEBINAR: Finance to the Fore!
with Heather Young
Your creative enterprise needs a strong financial foundation in order to survive – and thrive! Colleagues, funders, lenders and others need to evaluate your financial capacity. This webinar will give you the concepts and language you need to create and communicate financial opportunities.
Re-delivered June 22nd, 2016

BIZ SMARTS WEBINAR: CrowdFUNd: Making Crowdfunding Work For You 
with Kim McBrien
Crowdfunding: everyone is doing it. Should you? Be strategic in how your arts project or business is funded. Find out how to strategically use crowdfunding for your project, learn lessons learned through success and failure, and tips and tricks for successful crowdfunding campaigns.
Delivered March 1st, 2016
 
BIZ SMARTS WEBINAR: Finance to the Fore!
with Heather Young
Your creative enterprise needs a strong financial foundation in order to survive – and thrive! Colleagues, funders, lenders and others need to evaluate your financial capacity. This webinar will give you the concepts and language you need to create and communicate financial opportunities.
Delivered March 2nd, 2016
 
BIZ SMARTS WEBINAR: Getting Started: Finding Funding for your Business
You have a great idea, product, or service but now you need some cash to make it happen! In "Getting Started", Jim Blake will focus on how to find the funding in specific regions, or elsewhere, to support a business, and provide the banking know-how and advice to keep you!
Delievered 2015