Arts Finance Empowerment Camp – Series 1

The Arts Finance Empowerment Camp is an interactive cohort learning program for individual artists, project managers and board members.

In Series 1 of 2 we unpack the basics of nonprofit arts finance to build your basic understanding and create a solid foundation of literacy.

“This program was everything I hoped it would be and more. I deeply appreciated the cohort-learning model and Yesenia’s warm, organized, knowledgeable, and humorous take on the material.” – Program Graduate


  • Immediately-applicable arts finance knowledge and tools
  • Confidence and clarity
  • Network of peers in your learning cohort
  • Certificate of Completion


  • 3 sessions, 3 hours each (9 hours total)
  • Thursdays: January 26, February 2 & 9, 2023
  • 10am-1pm PT via Zoom
  • PLUS, 1-hour of 1:1 coaching with Yesenia via Zoom
  • Maximum 7 participants


Yesenia Sanchez has 20 years of experience working with artists and arts organizations in many capacities. She has been an interim director, finance manager, administrative and program director, and executive coach and consultant. She is a finance trainer and coach for the Center for Cultural Innovation. Previously, Yesenia ran one of the largest artist incubation programs in the country at Intersection for the Arts. She received her coaching training in 2009 through the Coaching & Philanthropy Project’s Coach Training Pilot Program, where she had the opportunity to be a part of a year-long cohort exploring the value of the coaching model in non-profit environments and in underserved communities. Yesenia specializes in business and finance coaching for individual artists, in addition to financial management, fundraising and development, facilitation, executive coaching and team building for arts organizations.


$450 tuition for Intersection for the Arts fiscally sponsored projects

$500 tuition for general public

California residents may be eligible to apply for CCI’s Quick Grant to cover the cost of this course.

To discuss payment options contact Amy: amy(at)


All workshops have closed captioning enabled. A written transcript will be available to all registrants after the workshop. Additional accessibility accommodation can best be fulfilled when communicated within 48 hours of the workshop start time by emailing Amy: amy(at)

Additional requests? Questions? Email Amy: amy(at)


You may request a full refund (excluding Eventbrite fees) before the start of the program on the day of the workshop, after which point no refund can be processed.

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Jan 26 2023 - Feb 09 2023


10:00 am - 1:00 pm



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