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Announcing the 2017 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America

Posted by Jessica Gaines
Announcing the 2017 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America

Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce the BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America honorees for 2017.


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 11, 2017, at a black-tie gala at the Central Park Boathouse in New York City. The 2017 honorees are:


21c Museum Hotels (Louisville, KY)

Cardinal Health (Dublin, OH)

Guitar Center (Westlake Village, CA)

Halekulani (Honolulu, HI)

Houston Methodist (Houston, TX)

Humana Inc. (Louisville, KY)

Kaiser Permanente Colorado (Denver, CO)

Lincoln Financial Group (Radnor, PA)

Magic Hat Brewing Company (South Burlington, VT)

The Betsy Hotel (Miami Beach, FL)


"We are grateful to honor these businesses and individuals 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. "They 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 – truly setting a standard for other businesses to follow."  


 For information regarding BCA 10, please contact Jessica Gaines, Business Committee for the Arts Coordinator, at (202) 371-2830 or via e-mail at


Event sponsorship and program book advertising opportunities are available.



Americans for the Arts is the leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America. With offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City, it has a record of more than 55 years of service. Americans for the Arts is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts. Additional information is available at


Business Committee for the Arts (BCA) was founded in 1967 by David Rockefeller. A division of Americans for the Arts, the BCA encourages, inspires, and stimulates businesses to support the arts in the workplace, in education, and in the community. BCA merged with Americans for the Arts in 2008.

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