Our Private Network ensures private sector support in their local communities.  Americans for the Arts convenes Arts & Business Council (ABC) affiliates, Business Committees for the Arts (BCA) affiliates, United Arts Funds (UAF), and local arts agencies both in-person and virtually to share best practices, resources and training.

Private Sector Council
The Private Sector Council is an elected working advisory body to Americans for the Arts and assists in developing programs and resources to promote professional development and networking opportunities for local arts organization nationwide.

Professional Member Benefits
Professional members can sign up for the Private Sector listerv, take advantage of scholarships to professional development events, participate in free webinars, and are eligible for election to the Private Sector Council.

The Business Volunteers for the Arts® (BVA) program connects business professionals with nonprofit arts organizations to provide pro bono consulting.