2002 Pilot Results

In 2002, with funding from the Government of Ontario, The Ontario Trillium Foundation and the business members at Business for the Arts, Business for the Arts brought matching funds and sponsorship training to Oakville, Ontario.

Impact of artsVest 2002:

  • 1 municipality in Ontario received artsVest training & matching funds.
  • $50,575K in matching funds distributed to encourage business sponsorship.
  • $89,150K of business sponsorship for arts.
  • 7 arts and culture organizations received sponsorship training and matching incentive funds.
  • 18 local businesses partnered with arts and culture organizations.

Total flow of over $139,725K to Oakville’s arts and culture in 2002 alone.