The Arts Council presents a variety of events throughout the year, at the Coconino Center for the Arts and in other venues around Flagstaff. At the Center, you’ll experience art exhibitions, compelling concerts, and more. Around Flagstaff, we host performances on downtown Flagstaff’s Heritage Square, concerts in the idyllic setting at the Arboretum at Flagstaff, and Navajo Rug Auctions at the Museum of Northern Arizona.

Upcoming Events

Seeking Sponsorships Workshop @ Coconino Center for the Arts
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seeking Sponsorships for Non-Profits with  Jenean (Merk) Perelstein

May 18, 2019

The Flagstaff Arts Council presents a new workshop on Seeking Sponsorships for Non-Profits with local leadership guru, Jenean (Merk) Perelstein. Jenean knows how to help get out of your own way and take the necessary steps to attaining financial success for your non-profit business. It can be overwhelming to build new connections and gain funding through sponsorships. In this half day workshop you will learn how to fundraise, communicate effectively, how to ask the right questions and who to ask, find sponsors, and much more.

If you are a mission-driven non-profit business owner, board member or volunteer and are ready to break through whatever barriers are in your way to secure more sponsorships, than this workshop is for you! Jenean will help you define your workplace culture and keep your environment positive, productive, and profitable. Gain a holistic approach to solving problems and honing in on the skills needed as a professional to ensure sustained success.

In this half day workshop we will dive into what it takes to build powerful financial connections for fundraising and gaining sponsorships.

We’ll discuss topics such as:
– the concept of fundraising and how to make it feel accessible
– communicating your offer effectively
– who and how to ask
– making connections/ friendraising
– tiered asks and how they can offer benefits
– how to recognize your sponsors

Jenean Merkel Perelstein is an expert in behavior change and method cultivation. As a sociocultural anthropologist she has learned and implemented strategies that have made many organizations fortunes. Her ideas have spanned all the way from the markets of India to the boardrooms across the United States.

Not only is Jenean a Business Strategist, U.S. Patent holder but also a speaker, CEO, and an author. As the writer and creator of Internal Alchemie: The Welcoming Abundance Blueprint and Stand In Your Own Strength, her tools are accessible to all business developers. Her anthropology background allows her to see behaviors that usually are unnoticed and hold organizations back from reaching their goals. She mentors organizations and gives workshops on how to develop a workplace culture, gain leadership abilities, and achieve a higher level of profitability and positivity.

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Member fee $70 |  Non member fee $75

Arts & Culture Grant Workshop @ Coconino Center for the Arts
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Please join Congressman Tom O’Halleran, National Endowment for the Arts, Arizona Commission on the Arts and Flagstaff Arts Council for a Grants Workshop to learn how to harness resources to support your organization’s arts and cultural activities.

Space is limited, please RSVP.

DataArts Workshop @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Speaking of Data and Building Blocks for Financial Health

In this extended workshop, participants will take a deep-dive into their own organization’s data and practice learning from and using that data as part of their work. The workshop will also explore and practice using two elements of financial health: financial metrics, and financial projections. This intensive session is ideal for decision-making staff and board members interested in learning how to read their SMU DataArts Analytic Reports, learn more about financial metrics and projection, and practice using them in conversations with various stakeholders and audiences. 

This workshop is produced in partnership with the Arizona Commission on the Arts and the Flagstaff Arts Council. 

This workshop is FREE to attend, please us the button below to register.