Our Flywheel Resident, Ana Apple, was recently named the winner of the Calling All Dreamers competition hosted by the Downtown Sacramento Partnership and is gearing up to open up her new location, but she still needs our help to complete her dream! She’s launched a launched a Kiva Zip loan page to help hire two local retail team members, continue to increase inventory and cover general start-up costs.
Our 27th Annual Prelude to the Season was an amazing success! Thank you to all those who came out and showed your continued support for Sacramento’s artistic community. We could not have done it without you.
The Day of Giving in Sacramento was a HUGE SUCCESS! Over $3 million was raised in just 24 hours. The ABC far exceeded its goal and raised just under $10,000 and we could not have done it without you!
We would like to give a special thanks to Lowbrau for allowing us to host the Haiku and Brew at their establishment; and to all those who were able to attend the event and to everyone who made donations we are so grateful for your generosity. The amazing success of this campaign shows what an amazing and charitable community we have here in Sacramento and we are so thankful to be part of it.
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. Dedicated to helping local arts groups connect to the resources needed to be sustainable, the Council offers programs to connect the business community to artists and non-profits in need of their expertise. We work to nurture the creative economy alongside civic leaders, artists, nonprofit arts/culture organizations, creative entrepreneurs and businesses.
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. Learn how to get involved!