Rozsa Admin Fundamentals Training Program

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Rozsa Admin Fundamentals Training Program

The Rozsa Admin Fundamentals Training (RAFT) program is for those who have been working or volunteering for an arts organization and are looking to build their knowledge, individual artists of all disciplines who want to learn about organizational structures, and board members at arts organizations seeking to deepen their governance knowledge.

Upon successful completion of the Rozsa Admin Fundamentals Training (RAFT) program, you will be able to:

  • Explain the real-life challenges and opportunities of being a not-for-profit arts organization.
  • Review a financial statement presented at a not-for-profit board.
  • Evaluate an organization’s mission, vision, and value statement.
  • Identify the main components that make up a strategic plan.
  • Discuss the importance of doing evaluations.
  • Construct a project plan based on answering the questions who, what, where, when, why, and how much.

Who should apply? Artists, arts administrators, and board members are all welcome. Early career staff, or volunteers of arts organizations, with zero to three years of work or volunteer experience.

When is RAFT

  • May Virtual Session: Tuesdays and Thursdays from May 3 to 26, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:30pm MT.
    • Apply by Thursday, March 24, 2022
  • June In-Person Session: Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25, 2022, from 10am to 4:30pm MT.
    • Apply by Thursday, May 12, 2022

RAFT Tuition Cost: $100/person

The Rozsa Foundation acknowledges that systemic barriers to equity exist when it comes to the Arts Leadership application process and program experience. We also recognize that the tuition fee may present a barrier to participation.

For more information and to apply, visit

We invite you to email Program and Events Coordinator, Ainsley Soutiere at and we will provide additional or alternative support that suit your individual needs.

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