Grantee Profile

Ravinia Festival

Grants to Ravinia Festival

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 5 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    HIGHLAND PARK, ILLINOIS — Ravinia Festival promotes music and the arts through its historic summer festival, year round performances, commissioned works, and education programs. It is the oldest outdoor music festival in North America, presenting more than 130 events ranging from classical to contemporary performances. In addition to presenting and commissioning work for performance, Ravinia has an on-site music institute and conducts educational programs both on its grounds and in Chicago Public Schools. It hosts an annual audience of more than 600,000 and serves more than 75,000 people through its education programs. This grant will support general operations.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

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

  • $420,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

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

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Ravinia Festival $1,420,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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