2010 Results

In 2010, 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 five communities across Ontario: Brantford, Chatham-Kent, Dysart et al, London & Stratford, St. Marys and Perth County.

Impact of artsVest 2010:

  • 5 municipalities across Ontario received artsVest training & matching funds.
  • $250K in matching funds distributed to encourage business sponsorship.
  • $490K in business sponsorship of arts and culture across Ontario.
  • 43 arts and culture organizations received sponsorship training and matching incentive funds.
  • 110 local businesses partnered with arts & culture organizations – 60 of these businesses had never before sponsored arts & culture.

Total flow of 740K to the arts and culture sector in 2010 alone.

Results and Partnerships by Community:


Dysart et al


Stratford, St Marys and Perth County