Thank you for your interest in the artsvest program. The program intake for 2021 is now complete.
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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, Saskatchewan and Montréal. To date, 2,200 organizations have participated in artsvest and formed 5,150 partnerships with businesses, raising over $23M in new private sector investment. Combined with matching funds, the overall impact is $32.2M to Canada’s cultural sector.
For an overview of how the program works, click here.