The City of Mississauga's Culture Division was successful with its application to Business for the Arts (BFA). BFA aims to strengthen arts and culture in Canada by connecting arts organizations to business patrons and volunteers
- through itsartsScene and boardLink programs
- by stimulating investment in the arts through matching incentives and sponsorship training for arts organization with artsVest
- by communicating the value of investing in the arts through advocacy and research
- and by providing a platform for arts organizations to celebrate their outstanding business partners in the arts with its Canadian Arts and Business Awards.