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Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

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Subgrants are grants awarded by Richard H. Driehaus Foundation with support from MacArthur.
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Grants to Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

  • $9,672,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 5 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Driehaus Foundation has had a commitment to the arts sector since it was started in 1992 by entrepreneur and investment fund manager Richard H. Driehaus. This grant renews the MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at Driehaus and the Small Theatre and Dance Group Program, which supports small arts and culture organizations (with annual budgets under $500,000) in the Chicago metropolitan region. The re-granting arrangement was established to sustain the Foundation's longstanding commitment to small arts and cultural organizations in Chicago and to support these organizations with the technical and organizational development assistance often needed by smaller and/or newer organizations.

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — This grant renews support for the MacArthur Fund for Performing Arts Venue (PAV) Licensing ("the Fund") at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. While the Fund was used in the past to help arts organizations make improvements necessary to obtain city licenses to allow performances to take place in their facility, this grant will expand its scope to include facility upgrades that address health and safety issues that are not license-related or improve the space's usability as a performing arts venue. This Fund is available to small and mid-sized performing arts organizations (operating budgets under $2 million) in Chicago to secure proper licensing, improve the health and safety of spaces for staff and audiences, and ensure the ongoing viability of these organizations.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The MacArthur Foundation supports the MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at Driehaus and the Small Theatre and Dance Group Program. This grant supports (a) additional multi-year general operating support grants to smaller arts organizations that have never received funding from the MacArthur Fund at Driehaus in the past and those that have previously received funding but not in recent years; (b) small increases to a subset of existing Small Theatre and Dance grantees; (c) a pilot of a Promotional Support Fund to help organizations increase the visibility of their artistic work by building their capacity for marketing and promotion; and (d) administrative costs.

  • $307,500Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at Driehaus and the Small Theatre and Dance Group Program (over three years).

  • $90,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture and the Small Theatre and Dance Group Program.

  • $6,080,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture and the Small Theater and Dance Group Program (over five years).

  • $15,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Housing

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of a charette to help create a concept for a Museum of Public Housing in Chicago.

  • $660,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To create a fund to support small arts organizations in obtaining the new Performing Arts Venue license.

  • $330,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the Small Theater and Dance Group Program (over four years).

  • $2,750,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To establish the MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at Driehaus, which will provide operating grants to small arts organizations in the Chicago metropolitan region (over five years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Richard H. Driehaus Foundation $20,454,500 between 2003 and 2014.

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