For its artistic operations, WIELS is supported by

The Flemish Community
Brussels Capital-Region
VGC - Vlaamse Gemeenschapcommissie
Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles
The National Lottery
COCOF Commission communautaire française
The Creative Europe Programme of the European Union 

The renovation and rehabilitation of the Blomme building was supported by

Brussels Capital-Region (Monuments & Sites and special investment credits)
European structural funds Urban 11
Municipality of Forest/Vorst
King Baudouin Foundation


The architectural firm Art & Build is responsable for the renovation of the building completed in 2007.

The studios for artists in residency have been founded with the support of

Maison Dandoy
Goldschmidt Family
Kunstkring Roger Vanthournout
Nicole Marian – Almine Ruiz Picasso – Cathy Vedovi
Xavier Hufkens
Leo Van Tuyckom
Sylvie Winckler