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Business Supports the Arts Nomination Form 2024

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT July 18th (11:59 pm)

There is no limit to the number of businesses or individuals that can be nominated. Businesses and individuals are encouraged to nominate themselves. See below for awards categories and eligibility.

The Business Supports the Arts Awards are designed to put a spotlight on businessess small, medium, and large who support the arts in a big way!

We also look to acknowledge individuals for their exceptional volunteerism for the arts.

Awardees will be honored at the 16th Annual Business Supports the Arts Breakfast Thursday, October 10th. More details to come!


BSA AWARD. Presented to a mid-sized or large business and the most prestigious award given for exemplary giving practices to the arts. A funder of the arts and has a broad impact to art and culture throughout the Greater Danbury area. Eligibility: Large or midsized for profit businesses with regional impact

ARTS IN THE COMMUNITY AWARD. Presented to a local small business or entrepreneur who is a funder of the arts in their local community. Their support encourages and finds innovative ways to leverage the arts to build and sustain a vibrant, healthy, and creative community that fosters economic development. Eligibility: local for profit businesses; entrepreneur

HEART OF THE ARTS AWARD. The Mary Rindfliesh Heart of the Arts Award is presented to an outstanding volunteer for their extraordinary efforts and contribution made to nurture arts and culture and increase quality of life in their community. Eligibility: Individuals

ARTS IMPACT LIFE AWARD. Presented to a nonprofit or for profit business who incorporates the arts to significantly impact the quality of life for their constituents and the people they serve or do business for. Eligibility: arts and cultural organizations; for profit businessess

Please note: Nominators must notify their nominee(s) in advance and receive acknowledgment that if selected, their company will be present at the breakfast to receive the award. Nominators and nominees agree to media coverage and use of information for publication by submission of the nomination form.


Nominee Information

Who are you nominating? Contact for business or volunteer Nominee

Name of Company (If applicable)


How does this business/Individual support arts and culture in Greater Danbury? Examples: donates money, hosts events, sponsor events, allocates employees for cultural events, extraordinary volunteerism, etc. Provide as much detail as possible. We will use this information for promotion if your candidate is selected. Thank you!
Please include any supporting documents (i.e., news articles, letter of endorsement, etc.) (optional)