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The Arts & Business Council of Chicago (A&BC) connects non-profit arts organizations to resources, training, and expertise that strengthens their work. We work to build relationships between arts organizations and highly-qualified business professionals, provide training in all aspects of management and board function, and conduct research in leading and emerging issues.

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Services for Arts Organizations

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NEWS: Remembering katie kurcz

Dear Friends,
It is with a heavy heart that we share this news. Our dear friend and colleague Katie Kurcz passed away last week from cancer. She had the most beautiful soul. She had a way of connecting people and making friends with whomever she met. She was incredibly passionate about the transformative power of the arts and had such a profound impact on our world. 
We at A&BC have loved having her leadership and friendship over the past 8 years. We have no doubt she touched hundreds of lives the same way she touched ours. The arts community has lost a true visionary and advocate.

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