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WorkSmarts is WorkInCulture series available as an in-person workshop or online webinar that teaches individuals working in arts, culture, libraries, and heritage, skills related to organizational capacity and management.

What is organizational capacity?

It’s how an organization accomplishes its strategic plans/goals through its resources:

  • Human resources: number of staff, quality, skills, experience, etc.
  • Physical/material resources: computers, land, buildings, venue space, etc.
  • Financial resources: funding, donations, sponsorship, earned revenue, credit, etc.
  • Informational resources: history of knowledge, databases, files
  • Intellectual resources: patents, copyrights, designs, programs, workshops

What is management?
It’s creating policy, coordinating, organizing, planning, controlling, and directing resources in order to fulfill an organization’s strategic plans/goals.

Example WorkSmarts subjects: Financial Management; Human Resources; Capacity Building; Strategic Planning; Project Management;Inclusion & Diversity; Copyright; Customer Service





Monday, October 26 | 12pm – 1pm EDT

WorkSmart: Not a Fundraiser? Not a Problem!

Presenter: Cindy Wagman

Fundraising in most small organizations falls on the shoulders of folks who did not choose to be fundraisers. But they still need to know how to fundraise effectively. In this webinar, you will:

  • Understand the biggest barrier to your fundraising success.
  • Discover some simple ways to move you to fundraising action that feels good and is productive.
  • Hack your brain to make fundraising easier and less stressful.



For more information about Work Smarts, please contact:

Mona Afshari, Marketing and Communications Manager, at monaafshari(at)