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Exploration: How to Use Scenario Planning to Make Strategic Decisions

Join Arts Midwest on April 29 for the first of three virtual Explorations in the Gather Round Series, dedicated to advancing sustainable resilience and recovery for historically under-resourced communities, organizations and leaders.

Gather Round Series April Exploration

Rebuilding and Reimagining: How to Use Scenario Planning to Make Strategic Decisions

Thursday, April 29, 2021 from Noon – 1:30pm Central Time

In the April Exploration, learn how to rebuild and reimagine through scenario planning with Julie Koo of the nonprofit management consulting firm TDC. Explore how to weigh strategy with financials, ask questions of an expert, and walk away with a framework. Additional resources will be shared after the webinar.

Recommended audience: Executive directors, finance directors, board members, or other staff involved in the financials of arts and cultural organizations in rural communities and organizations led by and/or serving Indigenous people and people of color.


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Save the date for future Explorations…

  • May 20 Benya Kraus from Lead for America will facilitate a conversation with arts and culture leaders on sustainability through a rural perspective.
  • June 10 Stuart’s Opera House and their community partners in the Appalachian hills of southeast Ohio will lead a conversation on their experience and ongoing work of building a community-wide anti-racist action plan.


This series is part of the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund, a national recovery and resilience initiative made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and an anonymous donor. For the last few months, grantees have been sharing ideas, perspectives, and experiences in Circles. Circles are small sessions that grow into themes and topics for larger field-wide Explorations.