Funding/Financing Capital Budgets
By Tim Duhamel
Learn how to develop a funding strategy for your capital budget and long term capital plan!
- Capital funding importance – planning for and maintaining capital assets are essential for municipal long-term sustainability
- Gain an understanding of each capital budget funding source – grants, reserves, development charges, tax/utility rate support, community contributions, and debt
- Funding pool and capital gap
- Learn funding strategies for maintenance and growth
- Learn how to develop a capital funding strategy for your municipality
- Capital planning policy and communication
February 10, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM MST
PD Credits: 1.5
Date: Feb 10, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM MST
PD Credits: 1.5
Updated: Feb 10, 2021
About the Author
Tim Duhamel is the founder and President of Bloom Centre of
He is a municipal veteran whose career has spanned over 21 years.
His passion is creating educational material and conducting lectures for municipal professionals. He has lectured as far away as Kiev, Ukraine for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
About the Author
Mauricio Reyes is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA),
a Certified Asset Management Professional (CAMP), and is the Senior Manager of Financial Services at the City of Lacombe.
He has over 7 years of Municipal experience in both rural and urban municipalities and is a key member of the Asset Management Steering Committee.
He is he deeply interested in understanding how his role as a Finance officer can be used in Asset Management.
Capital budget and long-term capital planning priorities are necessary due to limited funding sources. Sustainable funding strategies require the analysis and matching of capital needs to appropriate funding sources. Reserve, grant, development charges, tax/utility rate, and debt management strategies are all critical components of an overall funding strategy.
Learn how to develop a funding strategy for your capital budget and long term capital plan, gain an understanding of each capital budget funding source, learn reserve, grant, and debt management strategies, and learn funding strategies for maintenance, growth, and service.
Learn about capital funding importance and why having strategies to fund capital plans is a critical component of any long-term capital plan
Gain an understanding of each capital budget funding source (grants, reserves, development charges, tax/utility rate support, community contributions, and debt)
Learn how to calculate the funding pool and capital gap for your municipality
Learn funding strategies for maintenance and growth and how to analyze your capital plan and link projects to appropriate funding sources
Learn how to develop strategies for each funding component and integrate them into an overall funding strategy to support your municipality’s capital planning needs
Learn how to create effective policy that supports long-term capital plan goals and how to communicate effectively with stakeholders
Who Should Attend?
A unique professional development experience that has benefit for all municipal staff, including small, medium and large municipalities!
The webinar focus is on the professional development needs of any municipal financial professional and senior executive.
BLOOM can customize courses for your needs.
Some topics include:
Questions? Get in touch…