The BCAC is an independent, 501(c)3 public service organization. Our mission is "to promote a thriving arts community, essential to the quality of life in Broome County. We strive to advance the awareness and value of the arts through advocacy, fundraising, grant making, services and programs". We are a primary local arts fundraiser, arts advocate and cultural information resource for the arts community and the general public. The BCAC collaborates on and encourages participation in projects and initiatives that promote the arts as an engine of cultural growth and economic development in Greater Binghamton and Broome County.