Grantee Profile

Museum of Science and Industry

Grants to Museum of Science and Industry

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 5 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Museum of Science and Industry is the first and largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere. Each year it hosts approximately 1.5 million visitors. The Museum increases science literacy and inspires future scientists through interactive exhibits that address current scientific issues as well as through its Center for the Advancement of Science Education, which promotes careers in the fields of science, technology, medicine and engineering. The Museum houses 63 exhibits and 35,000 artifacts.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the Science Chicago website (over two years).

  • $2,000,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of Science Chicago.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

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

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support planning for a Year of Science in Chicago.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support planning for a Year of Science in Chicago.

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support planning for a Year of Science in Chicago.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

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

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Museum of Science and Industry $4,500,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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