Business for the Arts aims to strengthen arts and culture in Canada by connecting arts organizations to business patrons and volunteers through our artsScene and boardLink programs; by stimulating investment in the arts through matching incentives and sponsorship training for arts organization with artsVest; by communicating the value of investing in the arts through advocacy and research; and by providing a platform for arts organizations to celebrate their outstanding business partners in the arts with our Canadian Arts and Business Awards.

Some of our featured programs:

artsVestTM

artsVest is a sponsorship training and matching incentive program designed to stimulate business investment in arts and culture across Canada.

boardLinkTM

boardLink is a matching program connecting emerging business professionals with volunteer board and committee positions within the arts.

artsSceneTM

artsScene is national network of leading young business professionals dedicated to fostering the growth of arts and culture through volunteerism, patronage and support.

Awards

The Canadian Arts and Business Awards honour Canada’s foremost business and arts leaders and companies who support the arts.

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Become a mentor! artsVest™ launching new program this fall in Ontario

Our flagship artsVest™ program is launching a new mentorship training component across Ontario in fall 2014. The artsVest™ Ontario Mentorship Program will run from 2014-2018 and is funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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Business for the Arts August newsletter

Our August newsletter is out. Get all the latest Business for the Arts news and updates here…

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Business for the Arts successfully wraps 2013-2014 artsVest™ program in Saskatchewan; launches 2014-2015 program with 59 arts and culture organizations receiving matching incentives and sponsorship training

(TORONTO, ON – August 26, 2014) Business for the Arts, Canada’s only national charitable organization of business members who support the arts, announced today the results of the 2013-2014 artsVest™ program in Saskatchewan. artsVest is a sponsorship training and matching incentive program of Business for the Arts delivered in Saskatchewan with funding from Canadian Heritage and the Government of Saskatchewan. The program assists small-to-medium-sized arts and culture organizations in securing sponsorships with local businesses in the cities of Regina and Saskatoon, and seven districts in the province.

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Board Basics for the Arts webinar

Want to serve on an arts board, but don’t know what to expect? Sign up here for our Board Basics for the Arts webinar on August 28…

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Business for the Arts July newsletter

Our July newsletter is out. Get all the latest Business for the Arts news and updates here…

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