Friday, 18 March 2011

Seeking Nominations: Business for the Arts Awards

Kate Zagorskis [] on behalf of
Business for the Arts has distributed the following call for

>Seeking Nominations: Business for the Arts Awards
>Business for the Arts is making a final call for nominations for six
>of Canada's most prestigious awards for business leaders who support
>the arts. If you know of any cultural organizations in the Northwest
>Territories who have received outstanding support from a business or
>business leader, we would love for you to forward this email and the
>ad attached so that they can nominate their sponsors and donors for
>a Business for the Arts Award.
>The Award winners will be announced later in the spring, with the
>celebration gala taking place in Toronto in October.
>The Edmund C. Bovey Award is given to an individual business
>professional who has demonstrated exemplary leadership support of
>the arts. Business for the Arts makes a $20,000 donation to an arts
>organization(s) chosen by the winner. Last year's winner was Gail
>Asper and the recipient arts organizations were many, as she matched
>the award funds.
>The Arnold Edinborough Award recognizes an individual young
>professional under the age of 40 who has demonstrated exceptional
>leadership and volunteerism in the arts. Business for the Arts makes
>a $5,000 donation to an arts organization(s) chosen by the winner.
>Last year's winner was Mélanie Joly and the recipient arts
>organization was Musée d'art contemporain.
>There are also four Globe and Mail Business for the Arts Awards
>which recognize companies demonstrate outstanding commitment to the
>arts in Canada. Last year's winners were Power Corporation, TD
>Financial Group, Husky Energy and Ana's Cake House for the small
>business award.
>Nominations can be made at
>More Information:
>Kate Zagorskis
>National Program Manager
>Business for the Arts
>tel: 416.869.3016 x222
>fax: 416.869.0435
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