AbaF: Australia Business Arts Foundation

Level 32, Exchange Plaza, 2 The Esplanade, Perth   (08) 9366 8005
Overview

AbaF connects the arts business & donors. Through information, expert advice and networking events we are the catalyst for giving business a creative edge & helping to make artistic vision a reality.

In Brief
  • Arts: Visual Arts
In Detail

Every day we bring together the worlds of business and the arts around Australia. We have people on the ground in each state and territory, find out how you can connect with AbaF by contacting your local AbaF office.

Through information, expert advice and networking events we are the catalyst for giving business a creative edge and helping to make artistic visions a reality.

For 12 years AbaF has helped change the culture of private sector support for the arts in Australia and built the capacity of the arts, business and donors to connect.  During this time private support for the arts has more than doubled from $108 million in 2000 to $221 million in 2010.

AbaF:

  • develops the knowledge and skills of arts managers, arts organisations and artists through one-to-one advice, programs and workshops
  • helps businesses to maximise the value of their sponsorships and partnerships with the arts through strategic advice, functions and special events
  • matches business expertise to the arts through our business volunteering services adviceBank and boardBank
  • shares ideas, strategies and advice 
  • honours and celebrates best practice and leadership through the AbaF Awards
  • facilitates tax deductible donations through the Australia Cultural Fund
  • works with senior business leaders to promote the benefits of relationships with the arts through our AbaF Councillors and Chapter Chairs
  • conducts research and shares information on opportunities and trends in private support for the arts in Australia and internationally.
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