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New Study Shows: More Corporate Giving in 2014
Jul 14, 2015 0 Comments
Every year the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy publishes their annual Giving USA analysis on philanthropy. According to a recent ARTSblog post by Americans for the Arts’ Vice President of Research and Policy...
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Introducing the New pARTnership Movement Essay Series
Jul 01, 2015 0 Comments
Dear Friends,   Throughout the United States, today's most innovative businesses are using the arts to help them meet some of their most difficult and vital objectives.   In 2012, Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading...
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Spotlight on Arts & Business Partnerships in Chicago
Jun 22, 2015 0 Comments
The worlds of arts and business came together on June 13 during Americans for the Arts’ Annual Convention Chicago, when three leaders from the local community came together for a session to discuss best practices in forming mutually...
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Announcing the 2015 BCA Hall of Fame Award and BCA Leadership Award Honorees
Jun 02, 2015 0 Comments
Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce the BCA Hall of Fame and BCA Leadership Award honorees for 2015. The awards are presented annually by the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), a division of Americans for the Arts...
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Eastern Salt Company's Shelagh Mahoney Joins BCA Executive Board
May 19, 2015 0 Comments
Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce the appointment of Shelagh Mahoney, CEO and owner of Eastern Salt Company, Inc., Eastern Minerals Inc., and Atlantic Salt, Inc., to its Business Committee for the Arts (BCA) Executive...
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Announcing the 2015 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America
May 12, 2015 0 Comments
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...
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The Arts Mean Business
May 07, 2015 0 Comments
Supporting the arts is good for business. As Jay H. Dick, Senior Director of State and Local Government Affairs at Americans for the Arts, states in a blog post for the National League of Cities, “cities of all sizes that, even...
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Americans for the Arts Reveals New Initiative: Transforming America’s Communities Through the Arts
Apr 13, 2015 0 Comments
Americans for the Arts recently announced Transforming America’s Communities Through the Arts, an initiative designed to increase understanding of the value of the arts and investment in the arts.   The initiative outlines...
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New Tool-Kit: How to Incorporate the Arts into Corporate Social Responsibility
Mar 05, 2015 0 Comments
A recent report from Animating Democracy, Corporate Social Responsibility and the Arts,details the current landscape of corporate support for arts and culture–one in which more corporations are focusing strategically on issues...
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Top pARTnerships in 2014
Jan 05, 2015 0 Comments
2014 saw an exceptional array of arts and business partnerships across the country. The following is a list of the pARTnership Movement's most viewed, liked and shared news stories, plus a few staff favorites for good measure...
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It's #GivingTuesday!
Nov 25, 2014 0 Comments
Black Friday... Cyber Monday... #GivingTuesday! #GivingTuesday, the worldwide movement to create a national day of giving, is celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving -- this year, Tuesday, December 2, 2014. The pARTnership...
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The Chronicle of Philanthropy Celebrates Americans for the Arts' 2014 Honorees
Nov 21, 2014 0 Comments
The November 20, 2014 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy includes a full-page ad celebrating all of Americans for the Arts' award honorees, including our 2014 BCA 10 honorees. (See p. 2 of the issue and click the image above...
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Know of an Outstanding Business Partnering with the Arts? 2015 BCA 10 Nominations Now Open!
Nov 03, 2014 0 Comments
Pssst, have you heard about…?   the real estate development company that has revamped its community through its vibrant public art program? the textile and manufacturing company that hosts an innovation gallery to stimulate...
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We Could Have Danced All Night: The 2014 BCA 10
Oct 08, 2014 0 Comments
The BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America—the annual celebration of the marriage of arts and business. It was an affair to remember on October 1, as the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), a program of...
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