Community Awards

In concert with Dîner en Noir's mission to the promote the city's arts and business communities by uniting friends and strangers alike from diverse backgrounds for a night of elegance, great food, arts, music, dancing and communion at our unique dining events in support of the arts and business communities, Dîner en Noir have launched the below community awards.  These community awards are awarded to one arts organization/program & one business development organization/program in each Dîner en Noir host city.

Community Arts Programing Award

The Community Arts Programming (CAP) Award is awarded to local community & nonprofit organizations offering arts programming that build stronger communities, stimulate local advocacy for the arts & form strategic community alliances that propel arts forward.  While the financial donation aspect of the award can be used as the organization sees fit, It is the hope of Dîner en Noir that the funds are used to support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes.  The CAP Award hopes to ultimately assist with funding that lays the groundwork for systemic changes that sustain the integration of arts, culture, and design into strategies the strengthening communities.   

Community Business Development Award

The Community Business Development (CBDP) Award is awarded to local community & non-profit organizations & programs that address the economic needs of the local community through the creation of sustainable business development and employment opportunities. These organizations & programs also assist in the creation of small businesses and in the expansion and modernization of existing small businesses by providing financial and technical services to entrepreneurs. While the financial donation aspect of the award can be used as the organization sees fit, it is the hope of Dîner en Noir that the funds are used to further the economic and entrepreneurial growth needed to continue to strengthen their community.  

Community Award Prizes

As recipients of the above awards, each organization will receive:

  • A combined 25% of net profit proceeds of the awarding Dîner en Noir city's upcoming event.  (Note: the financial donation is shared between both award recipients)

  • 1 Full Experience (VIP) Ticket to the awarding Dîner en Noir city's upcoming event with access for 2 to the event and Founder’s Lounge

  • 2 Dining Experience Tickets to the awarding Dîner en Noir city's upcoming event which includes access for 4 to the event

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