Partners in Art was established in 2002.
Incorporated in Canada, Partners in Art became a not-for-profit corporation in 2004 and achieved charitable status in 2006. The group devotes money and volunteer time to raise the profile of art and artists within the community. PIA generally formulates partnering plans on a yearly and project-by-project basis.
The group has approximately 150 members and operates in the City of Toronto. Since its inception, PIA has collaborated with more than 20 organizations on over 62 projects, and has donated more than $4 million dollars.