Grant Update – Refugee Support

Grant Update – Refugee Support

Introduction When Kingston was preparing to welcome numerous Syrian refugees in 2015-16, the Community Foundation for Kingston & Area was one of the first funders to table to assist: providing a grant of $5,000 to support the Kingston Immigration Partnership (KIP)...
Grant Update ~ Arts on the Spectrum

Grant Update ~ Arts on the Spectrum

“Perhaps it is that this program is more about “arts immersion” than didactic teaching of the arts, which wouldn’t work well for these kids. Whatever it is, this program works, and I’d love to see it continued and expanded.” Arts on the Spectrum supports...
The Kingston School of Art Opens Its Studios

The Kingston School of Art Opens Its Studios

“A supportive atmosphere, with a focus on art, and the occasional, objective view of a fellow artist always at hand.” ~ Yvonne Fox, who uses the Community Studio program. Kingston artists who don’t have space in their homes for their creative work are now...