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Arts & Business Council of Chicago

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Take charge of your future and expand your career opportunities by joining Business Volunteers for the Arts! Whether you’re looking to upskill in finance, marketing or human resources, or just looking to build more soft skills, there’s no better time than now.

Business Volunteers for the Arts (BVA) is a program of the Arts & Business Council of Chicago, and offers a unique link between volunteers with business expertise and Chicago's nonprofit creative organizations via carefully matched pro-bono consulting projects or one-on-one, short-term consulting opportunities.

New BVA consultants must attend an orientation before their first volunteer consulting engagement. Volunteer engagements range from 1-2 hours (On-Demand) to 2-6 months (Projects). Project areas include: business planning, communications planning, financial planning, HR, marketing/branding, market research, operational analyses, retreat facilitations, and strategic planning...

Get started today! https://artsbiz-chicago.org/volunteer/bva/

For questions or next steps, contact Noemi Garcia at ngarcia@artsbiz-chicago.org.

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About Arts & Business Council of Chicago


1 West Monroe Street, 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603, US

Mission Statement

To develop leadership, the business of arts, and the art of business in Chicago.


The Arts & Business Council of Chicago’s mission is to strengthen nonprofit arts, cultural, & creative organizations.

We do this by building working relationships between creative organizations & enterprises and skilled Chicagoans, providing training in all aspects of management and board function, and highlighting research in leading and emerging issues related to the world of arts nonprofits.

Arts & Culture
Board Development


We'll work with your schedule.


1 W Monroe St4th FloorChicago, IL 60603


  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Human Resources Strategy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Group Facilitation




  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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