Supporting the arts is good business. In 2010, arts and cultural organizations in the State of Michigan spent $553,599,668 in salaries, services and materials and provided 22,335 jobs. So, dollars contributed to organizations like the FIM do double duty—they enhance the lives of the people in our community and serve as an important economic engine.
Customers notice. By supporting the FIM and its extraordinary programs and events, corporations and local companies enhance their brands, build business relationships, reward employees and strengthen their reputation for corporate citizenship. In fact, organizations that contribute to the arts are viewed more positively by their customers and the community. Your organization can send a message to others around the world to engage in philanthropy that helps build the cultural fabric of a well-functioning urban area and a vibrant community.
Great visibility. Donations to the Flint Institute of Music provide an excellent platform from which to demonstrate your company’s charitable spirit to the community. The recognition you receive in our annual program book, signage, brochures and other print and broadcast media provides valuable exposure to the public and a significant enhancement to your existing marketing efforts.