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2019 Community Impact Award

2019 Community Impact Award

Business / Arts invites you to nominate an arts and business partnership that has enhanced the quality of life and enriched the cultural scene in their community through innovative program(s), creative business partnerships or neighbourhood revitalization initiatives.

The winner of the Community Impact Award will receive the award at the 2019 Business / Arts Awards Gala in Toronto.

*Please note, award nominations will be kept on file and considered for three years. If you wish add any supplementary documents to your application in future years, you can do so by contacting, or by resubmitting through this form.  

Information about the business and arts organization you are nominating for this partnership award
2. Address *This question is required.
3. Contact at Arts Organization *This question is required.
8. Business Address *This question is required.
9. Contact at Business *This question is required.

Information about the arts or business organization making the nomination
14. Address *This question is required.
15. Contact Person at the Organization *This question is required.
To complete this nomination:

All documents must be submitted electronically (with signatures from all required parties). Please note that you may not exceed 10 MB per upload for a total of 20 MB per form. 

1). A nomination letter of no more than 500 words that explicitly outlines the partnership between the nominated business and the nominating arts organization. The letter should provide specific examples to support how the nominees have demonstrated the following: 
  • scope, quality and originality of the nominee’s programming or involvement with arts and culture
  • impact on both arts and culture and the community
  • program innovation and/or outstanding business practices
  • cultivated long-term and successful relationships and partnerships within the community 
  • created greater awareness and significantly improved the community with measurable results
  • has a long-term vision for continued growth and impact

2). A one-page company profile of the nominated ARTS ORGANIZATION (can be submitted in English and/or French)

3). A one-page company profile of the nominated BUSINESS (can be submitted in English and/or French)

4). A colour logo for each organization and up to five (5) photos that showcase the partnership (logo should be jpeg/png files and photos should be at least 1500 pixels wide). 


5). Letters of endorsement from third parties. Maximum of 3 letters (<500 words each)

Endorsements may be made by: 
  • executive staff and board members of arts organizations
  • business associates
Nomination Letter (<500 words) *This question is required.
A one-page organization profile of the nominated ARTS ORGANIZATION (please submit in both English and French if available): *This question is required.
A one-page company profile of the nominated BUSINESS (please submit in both English and French if available): *This question is required.
Arts Organization Logo (Colour) *This question is required.
Business Logo (Colour) *This question is required.
Photo 1
Photo 2
Photo 3
Photo 4
Photo 5
Letter of endorsement 1 (<500 words)
Letter of endorsement 2 (<500 words)
Letter of endorsement 3 (<500 words)
Nomination deadline is February 28, 2019 at 5pm ET

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.