Illinois Humanities Council
Grants to Illinois Humanities Council
2012 (Duration 1 year)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support a national media competition for short stories about democracy and government.
2012 (Inactive Grant)
Arts & Culture in Chicago
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — This grant will support the Illinois Humanities Council as host organization for the 2012 National Humanities Council conference to be held in Chicago from November 15-18. The Council will use MacArthur support to demonstrate the importance of the humanities in Chicago, share the expertise of the Council and its partners through conference panels, and allow Council staff to participate in the conference by covering their registration fees. The Illinois Humanities Council is an educational organization dedicated to fostering a culture in which the humanities are a vital part of the lives of individuals and communities.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Illinois Humanities Council $260,000 between 2010 and 2013.