artsVest™ brings year-long training to arts organizations and matching funds to five new B.C. regions

Business for the Arts, Canada’s only national charitable organization that strengthens arts and culture in Canada by building partnerships between the private and cultural sectors, announced today that its artsVest program will launch in five new regions in British Columbia. With funding support from the Government of British Columbia and the Government of Canada, the program will reach communities in Northwest B.C., the Sunshine Coast, the South-Central Okanagan, Columbia-Shuswap, and Alberni-Clayoquot.

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Business for the Arts announces 2014 recipients of business and arts partnership awards

(TORONTO, ON – September 30, 2014) Business for the Arts, Canada’s only national charitable organization of business members who support the arts, announced today the 2014 winners of their business and arts partnership awards. The winners will be celebrated at the Canadian Arts and Business Awards on Friday, November 14, 2014 at the newly opened Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. The awards recognize companies and individuals who have shown outstanding commitment to the arts in Canada, and who understand and appreciate the extraordinary impact arts partnerships can make in communities across the country. This year’s winners are…

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Saskatchewan’s RuBarb Productions and K+S Potash Canada win Business for the Arts’ artsVest™ Outstanding Partnership Award

(TORONTO, ON – September 16, 2014) Business for the Arts, Canada’s national charitable association of business members who support the arts, announced today that Moose Jaw theatre company RuBarb Productions Inc. will receive the artsVest Outstanding Partnership Award to be presented at the Canadian Arts and Business Awards, held November 14, 2014 at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto.

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Business for the Arts celebrates $5 million impact of 2013-2014 artsVest™ program across Canada

(TORONTO, ON – September 5, 2014) Business for the Arts, Canada’s national charitable association of business members who support the arts, announced today the successful completion of the 2013-2014 artsVest™ program in Ontario, the City of Toronto, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and Nova Scotia. artsVest is a matching incentive and sponsorship training program of Business for the Arts funded by Canadian Heritage, provincial and municipal partners, and in-kind support from the local cultural community in each province and city. The program offers sponsorship training workshops and resources to small and medium-sized arts and culture organizations to help them secure local business investment and develop new revenue streams.

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Business for the Arts welcomes 44 arts and culture groups to 2014-2015 artsVest™ program in Nova Scotia

(TORONTO, ON – September 4, 2014) Business for the Arts, Canada’s only national charitable organization of business members who support the arts, announced today the list of 2014-2015 artsVest™ participants in Nova Scotia to receive $104,000 in matching incentives. The program is delivered with funding support from Canadian Heritage in partnership with Arts Nova Scotia.

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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 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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Business for the Arts celebrates impact of artsVest™ program in Nova Scotia

(TORONTO, ON – July 30, 2014) Business for the Arts, Canada’s national charitable association of business members who support the arts, announced today the successful completion of the 2013-2014 artsVest™ program in Nova Scotia.

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Business for the Arts seeks Community Relations and Marketing Manager for artsVest

We are looking for a Community Relations and Marketing Manager for our national artsVest program. Get all the details here…

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Business for the Arts celebrates impact of artsVest™ program in Toronto

(TORONTO, ON – May 28, 2014) Business for the Arts, Canada’s national charitable organization of business members who support the arts, announced today the successful completion of the 2013-2014 artsVest™ program in Toronto.

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Business for the Arts launches second year of artsVest™ in Nova Scotia

(TORONTO, ON – May 5, 2014) Business for the Arts, Canada’s only national charitable organization of business members who support the arts, announced today in Halifax the second year of its successful artsVest™ program in Nova Scotia for 2014-2015. The program will be delivered with funding support from Canadian Heritage in partnership with Arts Nova Scotia.

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Business for the Arts awards $278,000 in matching incentives and sponsorship training to five Ontario communities

(TORONTO, ON – May 1, 2014) Business for the Arts, Canada’s only national charitable organization of business members who support the arts, announced today that five Ontario communities will receive matching incentive grants and sponsorship training for 2014-2015 through artsVest™. The program, designed to assist small to medium-sized arts and culture organizations in developing new and mutually beneficial partnerships with local businesses, is delivered in Ontario with funding from Canadian Heritage, the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

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Business for the Arts granted four-year investment by Ontario Trillium Foundation to expand artsVest™ program

(TORONTO, ON – April 2, 2014) Business for the Arts announced today that it has been awarded an $864,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to develop a mentorship training program over four years (2014-2018).

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artsVest 2014 news and updates

New info sessions and workshops are coming in May…

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Business for the Arts awards $287,350 in matching incentives and sponsorship training to 82 arts, culture and heritage groups in British Columbia

(TORONTO, ON – January 22, 2014) Business for the Arts, Canada’s only national charitable organization of business members who support the arts, announced today the list of artsVest participants in British Columbia for 2013-2014. artsVest B.C. is a sponsorship training and matching incentive program developed by Business for the Arts and delivered with funding from Canadian Heritage and the Province of British Columbia, the City of Kelowna, the Columbia Basin Trust, the Capital Regional District and TELUS.

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