Creating Performing Arts in a Virtual World

by | Feb 22, 2021

First, we’ve finally reached the double-digit episode mark of A Modern Nonprofit Podcast! After 10 episodes of insightful knowledge and key conversations surrounding so much information related to the nonprofit sector, we at The Charity CFO want to again extend our thanks to you, and to all of our listeners, for joining us on this exciting journey. We hope that A Modern Nonprofit Podcast has been an opportunity for you to learn about the tips and tricks that others share as these focus on helping your not-for-profit, your business and self be the best they can be.

That said, if your creative and artistic endeavors have taken you down a path of community service, then this is the episode of A Modern Nonprofit Podcast that you have been waiting for!


On this episode of A Modern Nonprofit Podcast, Tosha Anderson, founder & CEO of The Charity CFO, invites Matthew Kerns, the executive director of the St. Lou Fringe, onto the show. His organization, the St. Lou Fringe, is a space where independent artists and performers gather to celebrate all of the arts. Recent topics and news stories have inspired artists to showcase performances based on the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Lives Matter Movement and more.

During this insightful episode, Tosha and Matthew discuss:

  • The importance of performing arts in the St. Louis community and nonprofit space
  • Challenges and obstacles as they related to transitioning to online events
  • Understanding outcomes as they relate to hosting events and promotions
  • Lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic for performing arts and nonprofit organizations
  • The future of virtual performing art events and gathering in a post-pandemic future
  • And more!

For listeners who may be considering fundraising events or for those with a keen interest in the performing arts, you are not going to want to rush through this episode. It’s packed with tons of great tips and information.

So, you’ve listened to Episode 10 of A Modern Nonprofit Podcast. Now what?

After you finish listening to this episode, you need to head over to the St. Lou Fringe website. There, you can learn more about the popular Fringe Festival and how the St. Lou Fringe has furthered committed to fostering the work of Fringe Artists through the pioneering medium of the virtual space. This space has allowed art makers and watchers to celebrate the magic of the arts from the safety of their own homes. View the website, discover upcoming performances and support the local performing arts here.

Are you interested in learning more about how Tosha Anderson and her team of certified, expert public accountants can help your nonprofit organization achieve best practices as these relate to your accounting and bookkeeping? Tosha and her team have saved nonprofits thousands of dollars and hours of time, thanks to their commitment towards thought leadership and innovative accounting practices. Request a free consultation with Tosha and find the accounting you need at a price you can afford. 

There’s more in store for A Modern Nonprofit Podcast. Check out the latest video clips from past episodes on our YouTube Channel and subscribe to our podcast on most major streaming platforms.
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