About the Award

The Arts in Business Award honors small businesses (both profit and non-profit) in the Greensboro area for their leadership, commitment and vision to provide outstanding support of the arts. The award recognizes a business for creating outstanding initiatives with the arts and arts organizations in any of these ways:  incorporating the arts in the workplace and/or furthering the educational development of youth and/or enhancing the economic vitality of the community and/or enriching the quality of life in our community. The award is collectively sponsored by the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, the Greensboro Merchants Association, ArtsGreensboro and the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.


Award Criteria

  1. Nominees must be a Greensboro small business with 100 or fewer employees within the greater Greensboro area. Foundations, individual philanthropists, government agencies and arts organizations are not eligible to compete. Self-nominations are accepted.
  2. Recipients of the Arts in Business Award must have a significant impact on the arts through a variety of activities or through a single project of significant magnitude.


Call for Nominations

ArtsGreensboro will announce the Arts in Business Award Call for Nominations in early 2019, and will accept online submissions only.


Submission Deadline



2018 Recipient







Mark and Katherine Love Bio


Past Recipients

Scuppernong Books, The View on Elm, and Tate Street Coffee