Grantee Profile

Chicago Children's Choir

Grants to Chicago Children's Choir

  • $262,500Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 5 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Chicago Children's Choir is a multiracial, multicultural choral music organization for children living in Chicago aged 8 to 18. It is the largest children's choir in the country with more than 3,200 children participating in the Choir's activities each year. The Choir's signature program is a 100 voice concert choir. Begun in 1956 during the height of the Civil Rights Movement, the Chicago Children's Choir was purposefully designed to bring children of different backgrounds together. This grant will support several new artistic and education initiatives, choir expansion plans, and its general operations.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over five years).

  • $40,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the Republic of Korea Tour.

  • $170,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over five years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Chicago Children's Choir $722,500 between 2003 and 2014.

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