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Welcome to The 4Cs Foundation!

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. We believe that creating art together fosters the development of relationships, builds connections and strengthens communities. More about us...

Community Arts Projects in Halifax, NS

News & Events

  • MAPS: Projects and Communities

    We love maps! And we love sharing what we've done with you. Visit these maps to learn about the community arts projects supported by the 4Cs Foundation since 1999 and all the communities visited by the Art Bikers since 2007. Both maps are "works in progress" and do not yet reflect our full history. We're working on it - but twe couldn't wait to share!

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    Art Bikers

  • Now Hiring: Art Bikers 2015

    Now in it’s 9th year, the Art Bikers is a mobile community arts program offered through the 4Cs Foundation. Riding bicycles pulling trailers full of art making materials, the Art Bikers travel to communities throughout HRM engaging with people of all ages at a neighbourhood level and facilitating outdoors creative Community Art activities and short-term projects.

    Art Bikers are urban road (bicycle) warriors; have strong visual arts or theatre and/or craft skills; are highly creative/innovative thinkers and flexible; excel at working as part of a team; work irregular hours including weekends and early evenings; have experience working with children; work outdoors in all types of weather

    Strong legs, an open personality, playful spirit, abundant energy and creative skills are essential. You have experience working with children or as a camp counsellor. You own an urban road bicycle (multiple gears) in good working condition and are prepared to ride & work outdoors in all types of weather.

    We are looking to fill up to three positions, including a position for returning or graduating post-secondary student. You must be available to work flexible hours (including evenings & weekends) from mid-May to August 29, 2015.

    DEADLINE for applications is March 31, 2015. Read the full job requirements and details on how to apply here:


    More information about the 4Cs Foundation and the Art Bikers can be found on our website: and by reading the Art Bikers blog.