The New Harmony Business Associates is a 40+ member-driven volunteer organization with focus on promoting the merchants and events in the community. The fundamental mission of the New Harmony Business Associates is to showcase New Harmony’s rich history, support local destinations, promote family-oriented festivals and events, and build relationships with surrounding communities. Created in the 1970s, the New Harmony Business Associates strive to provide a hospitable experience to visitors and residents in Historic New Harmony.
Closely associated with the New Harmony Business Associates is the NHBA Education and Activity Fund, an Indiana nonprofit public benefit corporation. Its objectives and purposes are to organize educational activities and events for the benefit of the town of New Harmony and its residents and carry out charitable efforts, making donations on behalf of the Corporation for the public welfare or for community funds, charitable, educational, civic or similar tax-exempt purposes. A few examples of events that take place through the auspices of the NHBA Education and Activity Fund are Arts in Harmony, Kunstfest, and the Christmas in New Harmony festival.