RBC believes in the power of art to enrich our lives and enhance our communities. In 2011, RBC invested $2.4 million in grants to programs that support emerging artists. The RBC Emerging Artists Project consists of sponsorships and donations with organizations like IFP and Film Society of Lincoln Center, whose programs bridge the gap from academic excellence to professional careers in all forms of art.
Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) and its subsidiaries operate under the master brand name RBC. We are Canada’s largest bank as measured by assets and market capitalization, and among the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking and transaction processing services on a global basis. We employ approximately 79,000 full- and part-time employees who serve close to 18 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 51 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.