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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Business for the Arts November newsletter

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

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Photos for 2014 Canadian Arts and Business Awards

The photos of our 2014 Canadian Arts and Business Awards are now online. View them here…

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Business for the Arts launches multi-year research initiative

To mark our 40th anniversary in 2014, Business for the Arts has embarked on a multi-year research initiative to better understand how the arts impact the lives of Canadians and the value perceived when business invests in the arts. The research includes surveys of businesses across Canada and the general public.

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Canada AM co-host Marci Ien to host 2014 Canadian Arts and Business Awards

(TORONTO, ON – November 3, 2014) Business for the Arts, Canada’s only national charitable association of business members who support the arts, announced today that award-winning CTV news anchor and Canada AM co-host Marci Ien will host the 2014 Canadian Arts and Business Awards on Friday, November 14 at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. The evening’s entertainment will include singer/songwriter Sean Jones, and top recording and touring artist Joel Plaskett performing with the National Arts Centre Orchestra.

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Business for the Arts October newsletter

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

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