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BLOOM Centre for Municipal Education is an education and consulting firm dedicated to empowering and enabling municipalities to achieve excellence.



At BLOOM, we believe municipalities possess an untapped power.

Our goal is to strengthen municipalities from the inside out, through practical education, simple tools and dynamic partnerships — to become less dependent on external resources. More resilient. Better neighbours. More welcoming and inspiring and sustainable.

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October 28th & 29th, 2020

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST


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New 10 Part Webinar Series for Elected Officials!

✓ Train an entire council for one price!

✓ Two complimentary introductory webinars!

✓ Individual webinars are $150 each

✓ Set of 10 webinars for $1,250 (a savings of $250!)

✓ Developed by municipal professionals and elected officials

✓ Convenient once a month professional development

✓ Webinars are recorded and available for 24/7 viewing

See our Educational offerings!

✓ Dedicated Webinar Series

✓ Individual Live Webinars

✓ On Demand Webinars

✓ In-Person Courses

✓ Internal Workshops for Municipalities

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Next 3 Upcoming Webinars

Next 3 Upcoming Webinars

October 7, 2020
October 7, 2020

Municipal Utility Rates and Franchise Fees

Non-tax supported revenues are important funding sources for municipalities. This webinar will cover the basics of utility regulations, as well as the franchise fee methodology.
October 21, 2020
October 21, 2020

Municipal Reserves 101

Municipal reserve funds serve many purposes. This webinar covers what reserves are critical to long-term financial sustainability and how to develop a long term reserve strategy for your municipality!
October 22, 2020
October 22, 2020

Council Pre-Budget Warmup

Stewardship of the municipal purse is a key role of an elected official. Provides elected officials all they need to know to be an effective budget reviewer, influencer, and decision-maker throughout the annual budget process.















Featured On Demand Webinars

Featured On Demand Webinars

Treasury and Risk Management 101

Learn how to manage money efficiently and effectively, as well as how to manage ongoing risks in an organization.

Developing a Long Term Financial Plan

Learn the benefits, components and methodology of a long-term financial plan for financial sustainability!

Financial Statement Dislcosures

Financial statement disclosure provides information about a municipality’s financial operations. Learn how they are a key component of transparency in the municipal environment!

Capital Budgeting 101

Understand the complexity of a municipality and the role of capital in the delivery of municipal services. Learn the requirements for high quality capital budgeting and planning!

Project Planning and Change Management

Learn basic foundational project and change management skills to power your career in the complex and ever-changing municipal environment!

Leadership and Management: Skills Critical for Success

Partly based on the popular “Leadership Challenge”, this webinar is about mobilizing others to get extraordinary things done.

Our Clients

Our Clients

Rural Municipalities

Urban Municipalities

Community Groups

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Municipalities face many challenges.

A fluctuating economy, an unpredictable climate, deteriorating infrastructure, rapid growth, regional issues, social pressures, changing legislation… the list goes on.

What if municipalities could get outside help that didn’t make them dependent, but rather, empowered them and built capacity?

What if rural and small municipalities could access and benefit from the sophisticated knowledge and tools typical of only large urban centres?

BLOOM makes it possible.

BLOOM believes in municipalities.

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