The 4Cs Foundation provides grants, education and other opportunities for community arts projects that inspire, empower, and connect children and their communities in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Wonder'neath Art Society receives generous funding from 4Cs Foundation for Open Studio – a free, all ages art program. Since 2014, Wonder'neath has benefited from program support and community arts mentorship from 4Cs.
Arts Nova Scotia is the provincial funding agency that provides support to professional artists and arts organizations, arts education programs and a number of arts awards and prizes. Wonder'neath's Artist Talk series field notes 2018 is supported through Arts Nova Scotia. In 2019, Wonder’neath was very grateful to receive Operational Funding from Arts NS.
The Halifax Regional Municipality has given support to Wonder'neath through the Grants to Professional Arts Organizations Program, which supports the operating capacity of producing and presenting arts organizations in the Municipality and advances the profile of the local arts sector by fostering broad public access to, and appreciation of, the arts. Wonder'neath is pleased to have been recognized among the organizations that received funding in 2018 and 2019, and is honoured to continue our work with this municipal support.
The Cultural and Youth Activities Program through Communities, Culture and Heritage helps to build communities by fostering an appreciation for the arts; by introducing youth to artistic and cultural activity and to professional artists; and by creating links between exposure to the arts and audience development. Wonder'neath has received support from CYAP for Bria Miller: Holding Space Artist Residency for programming with youth and North End Halifax: A People's History Print Series.
Visual Arts Nova Scotia is an artist-run organization incorporated in 1976 to support and promote artists while advocating for the visual arts sector in Nova Scotia. Wonder'neath was a community partner with VANS through their North End Residency with artist Jessica Winton.
Wonder'neath also received a 40th Anniversary Grant in support of Bria Miller's Artist Residency; support for emerging artist Kumi Henden’s talk; and support for other Wonder’neath events.
Veith Street Gallery Studio Association provides artists who are facing challenges, barriers to success, or mental illness and disability a space to receive educational workshops, create art works, collaborate and take part in art shows and markets, and show and sell their works. Wonder'neath Art Society has partnered with VSG to deliver a studio pilot program (spring 2018) for members of Creative Studio East.
Wonder'neath thanks the Community Health Board for support of our 2019 Creative Gathering Program, for adults living with mental illness. This program creates a dynamic space for the creation of artwork, expression, reflection, and building community.