The Fund for the Arts’ mission is to serve and strengthen participating arts groups in the Greater Kanawha Valley by providing educational and financial support read more and by sponsoring community cultural and artistic events. As part of our mission, we provide operating expense assistance to twelve member arts groups that operate in the Kanawha Valley. These groups are:

Charleston Ballet

Charleston Chamber Music Society

Charleston Civic Chorus

Charleston Light Opera Guild

Children’s Theatre of Charleston

Clay Center’s Avampato Discovery Museum

Friends of Old Time Music and Dance

Kanawha Players

River City Youth Ballet Ensemble

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra

West Virginia Youth Symphony


Allocations Information

Allocations Application

Fund for the Arts Bylaws (Adobe PDF)
Fund for the Arts Membership and Allocations Policy (Adobe PDF)
Fund for the Arts Policy on Independent Fundraising (Adobe PDF)