Business Volunteers for the Arts is a national skills-based management consulting program that pairs business professionals with non-profit arts organizations to help with high-level projects. This program affords arts organizations valuable management knowledge and new resources, and offers business professionals a unique development opportunity.  Areas of expertise include: marketing, public relations, strategic and business planning, accounting and financial management, information technology, and human resources.

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Volunteer Benefits

  • Bring in a fresh perspective to assist with problem solving with an opportunity for leadership development.
  • Volunteers may provide connections with a new network of businesses and individuals.
  • Make a tangible impact on the Greater Hartford arts community.

Organization Benefits

  • Gain insight from trained business professionals who volunteer their time and skills to assist with distinct management and organizational projects.
  • Tackle a project outside your current skillset.
  • Learn new skills and make new connections. Some BVA projects result in new board members, committee member, long term volunteers, and new donors.


BVA Organization Application

BVA Volunteer Application


We’re accepting applications from potential volunteers to be added to our BVA volunteer roster: March 1, June 1, September 1, December 1

Questions? Contact Amanda Roy at