Arts & Culture in Chicago

MacArthur’s support for over 300 arts and cultural organizations in Chicago and the region is an expression of its civic commitment to the community where the Foundation is headquartered and John and Catherine MacArthur made their home. Grants help sustain the cultural life of the city and region. Learn more

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Sixty-Five Grants To Chicago Arts And Cultural Organizations

The first round of grants made through the MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and the Prince Charitable Trusts have been made to 65 Chicago area arts and cultural organizations ... Read More

Fund to Support Small Chicago Arts and Culture Organizations

MacArthur has announced the formation of two special funds designed to provide more than $6.5 million in grant support to small and mid-sized arts and cultural organizations. Read More

Leveraging Assets: How Small Budget Arts Activities Benefit Neighborhoods

Executive Summary This report demonstrates how small budget arts activities play a role in leveraging both local and non-local assets for neighborhood improvement. Throughout this report we shift the focal point from the “art product” to ... Read More

Arts-Related Grants To Chicago Organizations

MacArthur has announced four grants totaling $320,000 in support of the arts in Chicago. The grants were made through the Foundation's Program on Human and Community Development. Read More

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Portrait of Elspeth A. Revere

Elspeth A. Revere

Vice President, Media, Culture, and Special Initiatives
Portrait of Cate A. Fox

Cate A. Fox

Program Officer

Mariela Evans

Executive Secretary

Susan M. Salaba

Program Administrator