Grantee Profile

Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago

Grants to Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago

  • $262,500Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 5 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    GLENVIEW, ILLINOIS — Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago (Museum) provides developmentally appropriate, experiential education for children from birth to age eight. It emphasizes the importance of play as a critical learning tool, and supports caregivers, parents and educators in putting this philosophy into practice at home and in the classroom. Each year, the Museum welcomes an average of 330,000 visitors onsite and conducts outreach programs that serve 10,000 children, families, and educators. This grant supports critical operational needs such as exhibit creation, education programs, outreach activities, and facility and staffing expenses.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Duration 5 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

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

  • $190,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

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

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago $702,500 between 2002 and 2015.

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