The Flywheel Incubator is a 9-12 month business development program for artists, nonprofits and creative start-ups. Residents receive targeted, direct support services and training through a 5-part curriculum (Strategic planning, finance, operations, marketing, and outreach) as well as access to facilities, media, exhibiting and performance opportunities. The program aims to nurture Sacramento’s artistic talent to connect our community and impact the economy.
When arts and business pARTner, everyone profits. There is a movement afoot across the country. Businesses are using the arts to inspire employees, stimulate innovation and foster creative collaboration. Discover how you can be a part of this exciting movement andbecome a pARTnerof the Arts and Business Council of Sacramento.
You can help artists and nonprofit organizations survive tough times by lending your professional expertise in the areas of accounting, board development , design, grant writing , HR, photography/videography, research, fund development, legal, marketing, operations, social media, strategic planning and technology.
We are an independent nonprofit 501c3 chapter of Americans for the Arts, established in Sacramento, CA in 1987. The Council works to nurture the creative economy by providing probono technical assistance, volunteer training and placement, resources, leadership, and community outreach to an audience of civic leaders, artists, nonprofit arts/culture organizations, creative entrepreneurs and businesses. Sign up to become a pARTner, to get assistance, or to volunteer today!
Mission The mission of the Arts & Business Council of Sacramento is to promote partnerships between the business community and arts organizations in order to enhance the economy and enrich the quality of life in the Sacramento region.
Vision A community that is more engaged, expressive and connected because of their experiences with the arts.
A thriving economy that benefits from a strong creative sector, attracting tourism, business investment and high-level talent.
The Preludes - Annual Arts & Business Awards
Our first evening extravaganza of LAUGHTER, MUSIC, NETWORKING & ART in all its colors and varieties was a smashing success! Thank you to our sponsors, entertainers, and volunteers who came together to make the event possible.
Come Celebrate at the Flywheel “Rollout” Happy Hour
Wednesday, November 6th from 5-8 @ Bows and Arrows. This year's 'flywheel family' includes makers of orchestral rock, literary arts, indie fashion, film and handmade jewelry: Ana Apple Designs, Exquisite Corps, Plaid Zebra Films, tula in bloom and 916 INK. Enjoy happy hour specials, mix and mingle with Sacramento's creative community and learn how you can get involved.