Young Adult Arts & Culture Grant

Update on 2021 Young Adult Arts and Culture Grant Winner

  Growing Slow, a short film focusing on Vancouver Island’s Island Flower Growers Co-operative, is now available to watch on YouTube. Director Nick Ogden was the recipient of CWCF’s 2021 young adult arts and culture grant, which he used to help produce the film.


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Update on 2022 Young Adult Arts and Culture Grant Recipient

CWCF is pleased to announce that the group which received the 2022 Young Adult Arts and Culture Grant has completed its work: translating the co-operative anthem “Bi Hanka” (originally written in the Basque language) into English. As group member Amie Monroe commented: “What a joy to translate such a meaningful piece!” As Monroe further commented: Update on 2022 Young Adult Arts and Culture Grant Recipient


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2020 Arts and Culture Grant Project

The $1000 grant for a youth-based arts and culture project was awarded to the Social Justice Co-operative of Newfoundland, a group committed to raising the profile of co-operative approaches to economic and social development in Newfoundland and Labrador. In service of this commitment, with the support of the grant, the co-op commissioned local freelance artist 2020 Arts and Culture Grant Project


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Eyemole Creates Project Explaining Worker Co-ops to Youth

CWCF member Eyemole Co-operative has created a visually engaging story, “How to Start a Co-operative”, that explains the co-operative concept to youth. Eyemole created this project with funds from CWCF’s arts and culture grant program, of which they were the first recipient. Congratulations to Eyemole on completing this project – we hope it will serve Eyemole Creates Project Explaining Worker Co-ops to Youth


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Arts and Culture Grant Winner Chosen

CWCF is pleased to announce that after reviewing the six submissions received, it has decided on the winner for this year’s arts and culture grants. Eyemole Arts and Technology Co-operative received a $1000 grant, funded through a bequest from the late CWCF President Mark Goldblatt, to create an online interactive story about the history of Arts and Culture Grant Winner Chosen


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Co-op World Music Project

A Melody of Co-operation Around the World: CICOPA World Music Project, a Legacy of the International Year of Co-ops Now Moving into the Co-operative Decade, by Hazel Corcoran, Executive Director, Canadian Worker Co-op Federation A CICOPA World Music Project resolution was passed in November 2011 in Cancun.  For the background, see:  https://canadianworker.coop/2012-cicopa-world-music-project/ Music selections, primarily Co-op World Music Project


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