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Webinar: Break the Budget Bubble: How to Build and Read Budgets (StEPs Lab)

March 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

$40 – $65
An image of a hand using a calculator at a desk that holds a stack of invoices behind a blue banner that reads “Break the Budget Bubble How to Build and Read Budgets”

For many people working in the history field, budgeting was not part of their training nor is it in their comfort zone. But financially sustainable history organizations do not happen by chance—it takes planning and regular attention to budgeting.

This 90-minute webinar provides an introduction to budget/financial literacy with guest instructor Becky Beaulieu, author of Financial Fundamentals for Historic House Museums (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017). Becky will discuss basic terminology including types of budgets, income, and expenses along with how to create and evaluate a budget so you can prepare for informed and cyclical budget planning. Join us for this valuable lesson on budgeting that will prove useful for years to come.

This webinar is part of the StEPs Lab series of online continuing education offered to both StEPs program participants and all others interested in financial management.


DATE: March 20, 2019

TIME: 3:00 – 4:30 pm EASTERN (Remember to adjust for your time zone!)

COST: $40 Members / $65 Nonmembers / $15 discount for StEPs participants with promo code found on StEPs Community website

Closed captioning available upon advanced notice. Please contact flammia@aaslh.org for more information.


Description and Outcomes:

Participant Outcomes:

  • Learn basic budgeting terminology and development processes such as forecasting and evaluation;
  • Feel more confident about creating project and operating budgets, and
  • Be aware of museum standards related to budgeting and steps their organization can take to meet those standards.


Rebekah Beaulieu, Ph.D. is the Director of Florence Griswold Museum, an art museum, National Landmark historic house, and thirteen acres of gardens and grounds in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Becky is on the boards of the New England Museum Association and Connecticut Humanities, on the faculty of AASLH’s History Leadership Institute, and a member of the AASLH Finance Committee. She is an AAM Accreditation Commissioner and board member for the AAM Historic Houses and Sites Professional Network.


March 20, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$40 – $65
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