artsVest™ Year II results now available online

Year II results for our flagship program artsVest™ are now available online.

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Business for the Arts and Arts Nova Scotia welcome 26 arts, culture and heritage groups in Nova Scotia to participate in artsVest™ program

(TORONTO, ON – December 10, 2013) Business for the Arts, Canada’s only national charitable organization of business members, and Arts Nova Scotia, Canada’s newest arts funding agency, announced today the list of artsVest participants in Nova Scotia to receive $68,000 in matching incentive funds for 2013-2014. artsVest Nova Scotia is a sponsorship training and matching incentive program developed by Business for the Arts and delivered in Nova Scotia with funding from Arts Nova Scotia and Canadian Heritage.

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Business for the Arts awards $330,000 in matching incentives and sponsorship training to 32 arts and culture groups in Saskatchewan

(TORONTO, ON – October 29, 2013) 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 Saskatchewan for 2013-2014. artsVest Saskatchewan is a sponsorship training and matching incentive program developed by Business for the Arts and delivered in Saskatchewan with funding from Canadian Heritage and the Government of Saskatchewan Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport.

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Business for the Arts launches artsVest™ in Nova Scotia

(TORONTO, ON – September 30, 2013) Business for the Arts, Canada’s only national charitable organization of business members who support the arts, announced today that it will bring its successful artsVest™ program to Nova Scotia in 2013-2014. 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 celebrates impact of artsVest™ program across Canada

(TORONTO, ON – August 14, 2013) Business for the Arts, Canada’s national association of business leaders who support the arts, announced today the successful completion of the 2011-2013 artsVest™ program in Ontario, Calgary, Winnipeg, Saskatchewan and Vancouver, and named Saskatoon’s PAVED Arts, the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra and Affinity Credit Union as the 2013 winners of the artsVest Outstanding Partnership Award.

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artsVest™ Saskatchewan renewed for another two years

Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Kevin Doherty, accompanied by Business for the Arts, artsVest™ national program manager Laura Adlers, today announced an agreement has been reached on a two-year extension of artsVest™ program in Saskatchewan.

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Our first online tutorial: Business Partnerships 101

You asked and we delivered – our first e-learning program is here: Business Partnerships 101.

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Business for the Arts announces launch of artsVest™ Toronto

Toronto Arts Council will contribute $500,000 over the next two years to artsVest™ Toronto, a matching incentive and sponsorship training program for small and mid-sized arts and culture organizations. The TAC commitment to the artsVest program is being matched by a $500,000 ($250,000 per year) grant from Canadian Heritage.

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Business, arts organizations celebrate success of artsVest™ in Saskatchewan

Events this week in Saskatoon and Regina celebrated new partnerships between business and arts organizations and the artsVest™ program during a successful two-year pilot.

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Business for the Arts announces seven new artsVest Ontario communities for 2013-2014

Collingwood, Kawartha Lakes, Milton, Orillia, Owen Sound, St. Catharines and Temiskaming Shores to benefit from artsVest™ program encouraging business investment in the arts

Business for the Arts has announced that seven Ontario communities will receive matching incentive grants and sponsorship training for 2013-2014 through artsVest™, a program designed to spark new business sponsorship of arts and culture and to build capacity in Canada’s cultural sector. The program is delivered in Ontario with support from Canadian Heritage, the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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Business for the Arts seeks artsVest Saskatchewan Program Manager

Business for the Arts is looking for an artsVest Saskatchewan Program Manager to help deliver the program across the province (position contingent on funding).

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Nominations now open for the 2013 artsVest Outstanding Partnership Award

The artsVest™ Outstanding Partnership Award is reserved exclusively for artsVest National participating arts organizations and their business partners. Help us to honour an artsVest outstanding partnership by nominating a deserving artsVest art organization and a private business.

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artsVest Ontario 2013 Call for Applications

Business for the Arts is now accepting applications from Ontario municipalities to bring the artsVest™ program to their community for 2013-2014.

For Application and Guidelines…

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Canadian Heritage announces $2 million for artsVest program

A new investment from the Harper Government will stimulate corporate sponsorship and investment in the arts and culture. Funding for artsVest, an initiative of the association Business for the Arts, was announced by the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

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Business for the Arts receives additional artsVest™ funding from Vancity

Business for the Arts, Canada’s national association of business leaders who support the arts, announced today that it has received $50,000 from Vancity to help support the artsVest program in Vancouver. Along with $50,000 from Canadian Heritage, the $100,000 will supplement the $175,000 in matching incentive funds announced last month.

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