FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (June 5, 2012) — Business for the Arts of Broward (BFA) is pleased to announce that it has become a member of the national organization, Americans for the Arts, and an affiliate of  Business Committee for the Arts (BCA).  As a member of Americans for the Arts and an affiliate of the Business Committee for the Arts, Business for the Arts of Broward is now able to provide firsthand the latest news and “Best Practices” from these national organizations to businesses and the arts and cultural community in Broward.

“Our membership and affiliation with Americans for the Arts and Business Committee for the Arts provides us with additional resources and information to better support our goal to educate local businesses and business leaders about the importance of expanding arts and culture into the community and workplace,” said BankAtlantic CEO Jarett Levan, Chair of Business for the Arts of Broward.  “Teaming up with these national organizations gives us additional tools to better serve the Broward community.”

 

Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.  The organization provides a rich array of programs that meet the needs of over 150,000 members and stakeholders. Americans for the Arts is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and to creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.  Americans for the Arts’ mission is to serve, advance, and lead the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America.

The Business Committee for the Arts (BCA) provides businesses of all sizes with the services and resources necessary to develop partnerships with the arts.  The BCA encourages, inspires, and stimulates businesses to support the arts in the workplace, in education, and in the community.


About Business for the Arts of Broward

Business for the Arts of Broward (formerly The Cultural Foundation of Broward) is a not-for-profit 501c3. The mission of the organization is as follows:  Business for the Arts of Broward engages business and business leaders to advocate and educate about the importance of the County’s art and cultural community as well as to recognize the connection between cultural vitality, creative success, and economic development. For more information, please visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/BFABroward.

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