The ACWR is a non-profit organizing serving all disciplines of individual artists arts organizants and non arts partners in promoting, developing and realizing creative activity. Programs include: Professional Development Workshop series, resource library, newsletter, residencies
In 2017/2018 ACWR launched Art Share an annual panel discussion on cultural spaces. Speaker were invited from across Ontario and Detroit. Free space residencey was dedicated to Newcomer artists. ACWR improved the artlisting service adding a section to reconize leaders in the community. This is the only comprehensive arts, culture and heritage listing in the region.