Grantee Profile

Old Town School of Folk Music

Grants to Old Town School of Folk Music

  • $48,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 1 year)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of an exchange between music faculty at Old Town School and a conservatory in Turkey. Each organization will share its music and culture with the other's students and communities.

  • $375,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Duration 5 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

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

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the Folk Arts Exchange Program.

  • $280,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

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

  • $120,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

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

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Old Town School of Folk Music $873,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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