Business Contributions to Non-Profit Organizations

Volume 5 No 10 / March 13, 200713 March 2007

This month: a focus on business contributions to the arts and other non-profit organizations in Canada, including a report on the donation practices of businesses, a guide for arts organizations in seeking business sponsorships, and a survey of business support for employee volunteers.


Business Support for Employee Volunteers in Canada

Arts Research Monitor

Based on a survey of 990 businesses in the fall of 2005, supplemented by two focus group sessions and 22 interviews, this report provides information about the types of organizations supported by employee volunteering, business benefits and challenge… View this resource

Partnering with the Business Sector

Arts Research Monitor

Designed for arts organizations, this brief guide to business partnerships outlines partnership benefits for businesses, how to find business partners, and key messages to convey. The report defines sponsorships as “a cash or in-kind fee paid t… View this resource

Business Contributions to Canadian Communities

Arts Research Monitor

Based on a literature review and roundtable discussions with 47 business representatives in late 2006, this “exploratory investigation of the community investment activities of Canadian businesses” summarizes the practices and challenges, from a busi… View this resource

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