artsvest British Columbia

artsvest British Columbia

Attendance at one of the Information Sessions is required if you intend to apply for artsvest 2019-2020. 

Application deadline: August 7, 2019 at 5pm

The artsvest program is available in both official languages. Please contact your Program Manager if you would like to receive program materials and training in French or English.

About artsvest:

artsvest is Business / Arts’ national mentorship training program that works directly with small to mid-sized arts organizations, equipping them with training and resources to help build sustainable partnerships with businesses and increase capacity and investment in the arts. As an added incentive, artsvest participants can apply for matching funds to help double their sponsorship potential.

Launched in 2005, artsvest has operated in Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. To date, 1,833 organizations have participated in artsvest and formed 4,878 partnerships with businesses, raising $21.19M in new private sector investment. Combined with matching funds, the overall impact is $29.25M to Canada’s cultural sector.

For an overview of how the program works, click here.

To be notified of the next artsvest program cycle, email