Grantee Profile

Americans for the Arts

Grants to Americans for the Arts

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans for the Arts is a national membership organization that promotes the arts through conducting research, providing educational and professional development tools, and convening its members virtually and in person. This grant will provide one-time support to the Americans for the Arts for its 2015 Convention, which will be held in Chicago from June 12 - June 14, 2015. The Convention draws more than 1,000 arts administrators and professionals in related fields such as urban planning, community development, and creative businesses from around the country. The Convention brings together representatives from all artistic disciplines and provides them with opportunities for networking and professional education.

  • $60,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Support to include Chicago in an economic impact study of the nation's nonprofit arts industry.

  • $10,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To fund the public release of local data from an economic impact study of the nation's nonprofit arts industry.

  • $32,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To fund Chicago's participation in an economic impact study of the nation's nonprofit arts industry.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Americans for the Arts $152,000 between 2002 and 2014.

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