Recorded Webinar: AASLH Conversations: Planning for an Uncertain Financial Future

Recorded On: 04/02/2020

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AASLH Conversations

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented crisis in our local communities, country, and world. Many are seeking answers and guidance during this time, and AASLH has been listening to the concerns from the history community. In response, we are offering more online content including the new AASLH Conversations webinar series. While no one has all the answers, we hope these topic-focused conversations will provide a space to share ideas to help us all keep moving forward.

We know many organizations are facing financial strain due to the pandemic, so we developed AASLH Conversations with that in mind. We have drastically reduced the registration fee and are also providing a special promo code to waive the registration fee completely. 

This conversation has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.

Webinar Description

The current COVID-19 pandemic has created a challenging financial climate for American history organizations of all sizes. As we consider how to best respond to these rapidly changing circumstances, we face difficult decisions to ensure institutional survival. In this facilitated discussion, we will address the topic of financial crisis planning and with particular focus on business interruption and resumption, budget revisions and financial modeling, communications with stakeholders, and a review of relevant current legislation. This webinar will be an opportunity to introduce and discuss pertinent areas of financial planning with museum professionals, trustees, and, volunteers.

Details

RECORDED DATE: April 2, 2020

COST: $5 AASLH Members / $10 Nonmembers/ Free for anyone by using promo code below

PROMO CODE: If you are an organization that is facing financial strain due to COVID-19, please use promo code FREEWBR20 to waive the registration fee for this webinar. 

ACCESS: You will be provided with instructions on how to access the live event upon registration.

Learning Objectives

In this webinar, participants will:

  • Consider how to prioritize financial needs and asset management during crisis
  • Integrate financial planning into emergency management procedures
  • Review effective finance management during and after a closure

Recording and Closed Captioning

A transcription of the closed captions is provided with the recording.

​Rebekah Beaulieu

Online Course Instructor

Rebekah Beaulieu, Ph.D. is the Director of the Florence Griswold Museum, an art museum, National Landmark historic house, and 13-acres of gardens and grounds in Old Lyme, Connecticut. She serves on the faculty of AASLH’s History Leadership Institute, and is a member of the Association’s Finance Committee. Becky is also a board member of the New England Museum Association and Connecticut Humanities, and was recently appointed an AAM Accreditation Commissioner.   

Becky is the author of Financial Fundamentals for Historic House Museums (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017). She holds an M.A in Art History and Museum Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and in Arts Administration from Columbia University; she earned her Ph.D. in American and New England Studies at Boston University.  

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If you have any questions, please contact AASLH Programs staff at 615-320-3203 or learn@aaslh.org.