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Protect Your Investment and Free $ for your Art!
Each new year is an opportunity to turn the page and do things a little better than the year before. This year, let Asset Planner for the Arts help you understand how to be more proactive in managing your annual maintenance, upgrades and capital projects. Taking a proactive approach to managing your facility frees money for your art, and allows you to make effective decisions about your organization’s future.
How Asset Planner for the Arts Helps
With competing priorities for time, money and resources, many arts organizations can only take a reactive approach to the upkeep of their facility. Asset Planner for the Arts provides an accurate snapshot of your facility’s condition so that you can be proactive in managing annual maintenance, upgrades and capital projects.

Asset Planner for the Arts helps you assess and track the condition of your facilities and the costs for replacing key building components. This gives you the accurate long term capital forecasts you and your Board need to make informed decisions about your facility.

Need access to expertise and affordable software? We’re here for you. ArtsBuild has found the right facility-assessment pros, customized their robust software for arts organizations, and arranged for special subsidies to make these important services affordable to arts organizations.

We do the heavy lifting to get your information entered. Once you’re set up, Asset Planner for the Arts makes it easy for you to continue to track your repairs and upgrades, so your data is always accurate and up to date.
Asset Planner for the Arts includes:
  • A personal process to upload your facility details onto a cloud-based software platform – facility pros do the data entry for you. You only need to answer a handful of questions to get it all started!
  • A site visit from a qualified building assessor who will make sure your information is complete and accurate
  • Full training and support for two years 
  • Two-year license to Asset Planner for the Arts
Will my organization be able to afford it?
ArtsBuild is subsidizing 50% of the cost of this two year program for 24 arts organizations across Ontario. Asset Planner for the Arts provides peace of mind, safety, and savings. By working with us now, you can prevent issues that grow more costly over time. Your roof, windows, lighting grids, temperature control, foundations and chimneys are all essential building components that protect your shows, your goods, your visitors and staff. Using Asset Planner now means that you can protect all of these other investments, and attract new funding with your expert-led planning.

To see a demo and reserve your place in this limited-time subsidized program, contact Lindsay MacDonald (519) 880-3670 x 102 or

PLAN IT | BUILD IT More Accessible Than Ever
ArtsBuild is pleased to announce that PLAN IT | BUILD IT is now available in French, ensuring that all of Ontario’s arts organizations have access to our free, online tool for step-by-step capital project planning. Developed by working project managers, PLAN IT | BUILD IT is a tested and effective way to cut the guesswork out of your facilities projects. Whether you’re considering a major renovation or in the early stages of embarking on a new build, PLAN IT | BUILD IT is where you will find the right questions to start making yours dreams become a reality. Give it a try: in French or in English.
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