Funds and projects

On Monday 18 November, the not-for-profit association « Espace René Carcan » launched the René Carcan International Prize for Printmaking. The Belgian watercolour artist and engraver René Carcan worked tirelessly to promote the art of engraving, but also the training of talented young artists.

June 2015 is already in our sights and preparations for commemorating the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo are in full swing.Restoration work has begun on the final testimony to the Battle.

The Schoonbroodt Fund supported the restoration project of this classified historical monument. After a major restoration campaign the organ came back to his original splendor in the Thulin's church.

Crowdfunding (or collective financing) to provide support for books is an alternative means of financing that enables the general public to make a contribution to book publishing and conservation projects related to our heritage libraries.

The Claire and Michel Lemay Fund, managed by the King Baudouin Foundation, has awarded prizes to three students for their innovative end of studies projects relating to Internet technologies. The prizes were awarded at the end of the session marking the new 2012-2013 academic year at the Eurometropolitan e-campus in Tournai.