Alternative Financing for Capital Projects

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Alternative Financing for Capital Projects

Overcoming Fear of Loans

The deadline for this opportunity has passed.

Find out how loans can support your creative project goals! Join ArtsBuild Ontario and Julia Vlad of the Community Forward Fund for a webinar full of actionable information on loans.

When financing your project, it is important to consider the value of loans to arts-based projects.

Presenter Julia Vlad of the Community Forward Fund will provide an in-depth look at what lenders are looking for when it comes to financing capital projects.

This presentation will also cover how loans can be leveraged alongside other funding sources and incorporated into your organization’s business plan. Julia will use two examples from arts organizations who have successfully applied for and used loans to finance part of their capital projects.

This webinar is intended for non-profit arts, culture, heritage, faith, and community organizations looking for solutions to financing their current or upcoming creative space project. Join us online!

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 12:00 – 1:00pm EST
Cost: $25

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About our Presenter Julia Vlad

Julia Vlad leads the investment and portfolio management for the Community Forward Fund and the Canadian Co-operative Investment Fund. She has over ten years of experience in banking, finance and the non-profit sector.

Her experience includes investing and portfolio management at the World Bank’s private sector arm, IFC, in Panama, Senegal and USA; advising social entrepreneurs at an accelerator in Nicaragua and financial analysis and forecasting at Scotiabank. She holds an MBA from HEC Paris, a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and is a CFA charter holder.

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