The 2016 BftA Awards Gala may have just wrapped up, but we are already on the hunt for our 2017 award winners! If you know an extraordinary individual or organization who has been a long standing supporter of the arts across Canada, we want to hear from you!
Recognizes a business leader who has demonstrated a lifetime of significant philanthropy and volunteerism in the arts in Canada. The winner receives $20,000 to direct from the Bovey Award fund to the arts organization(s) (non-foundation) of their choice.
2017 Peter Herrndorf Arts Leadership Award
Recognizes an arts leader for their life-long commitment to fostering the arts in Canada by building partnerships with fellow arts executives, artists, media, business leaders and the public sector to ensure a vibrant cultural sector. The winner receives a cash prize of $5,000 to be directed to the arts organization(s) (non-foundation) of their choice.
2017 Arnold Edinborough Award
Celebrates a young business professional under the age of 40 who has demonstrated exemplary leadership and volunteerism in the arts. The winner receives a cash prize of $5,000 to be directed to the arts organization(s) (non-foundation) of their choice.
2017 Corporate Champion of the Arts Award
Recognizes a business that has strengthened arts and culture in Canada through its long-standing support and commitment to the sector.
2017 Community Impact Award
Recognizes an arts and business partnership that has enhanced the quality of life and enriched the cultural scene in their community through innovative program(s), creative business partnerships and/or neighbourhood revitalization initiatives.