Building A Stable Financial Foundation for Your Historic Building

You’ve successfully enlisted volunteers, completed your capital campaign, fixed the roof… and now what?  Learn how to keep your historic resource economically viable into the future. Intended for historic building owners, fundraisers, planners, preservation professional and grass roots enthusiasts, this webinar will present a range of methods for short and long term organizational stability that are consistent with your resource size, type and audience.  Included are creative interpretive programs and activities that can complement your resource and add to your bottom line.  Examine the opportunities and constraints associated with various ownership structures.  Topics include best practices in financial planning, programming, marketing, Board development, and volunteer cultivation.


  • Jim Newland, Historian/Planner, California State Parks
  • Max van Balgooy, President, Engaging Places, LLC