Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, today announced the BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America honorees for 2015.
Presented every year by the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), a division of Americans for the Arts, the BCA 10 awards honor 10 U.S. companies for their exceptional commitment to the arts through grants, local partnerships, volunteer programs, matching gifts, sponsorships, and board membership.
The BCA 10 Awards will be presented by Americans for the Arts on October 6, 2015, at a black-tie gala at the Central Park Boathouse in New York City. The 2015 honorees are:
Ameriprise Financial (Minneapolis, MN)
AutoZone, Inc. (Memphis, TN)
BNY Mellon (New York, NY)
Corning Incorporated (Corning, NY)
GE’s FirstBuild (Louisville, KY)
NV Energy and the NV Energy Foundation (Reno, NV)
Prospective Inc. (Reston, VA)
Spec’s Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods (Houston, TX)
The Trust Company of Kansas (Wichita, KS)
U.S. Bank (Minneapolis, MN)
"We are grateful to honor these 10 businesses for their exceptional involvement in ensuring that the arts thrive in their communities," said Robert L. Lynch, president and CEO of Americans for the Arts. "These businesses provide the arts with significant financial and in-kind support, and they incorporate meaningful arts-related programs into their employee, customer, and community relations activities. They enrich the lives of millions of Americans and truly set a standard for other businesses to follow."
Corning Incorporated and U.S. Bank are Presenting Sponsors of the BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America 2015 gala.
For information regarding BCA 10, including gala tickets and sponsorship or advertising opportunities, please contact Stacy Lasner, Business Committee for the Arts Coordinator at (212) 223-2787or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations for the 2016 BCA 10 awards will open in November 2015.