International Connections Fund

The International Connections Fund supports two-way artistic exchanges that benefit Chicago arts and culture nonprofits and their peer organizations abroad.

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"Bridging the Culture Gap Through Dance"

The New Indian Express
Related Grantee: Natya Dance Theatre
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"Charting a New Course"

The Hindu
Related Grantee: Natya Dance Theatre
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Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Part of History in Cuba

Members of the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic were in Havana, Cuba last week on a MacArthur-supported cultural exchange, when the announcement of renewed diplomatic relations with the United States occurred. Read More
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18 Chicago Arts Groups Receive MacArthur Support for International Collaborations

“Cross-cultural learning and sharing of artistic experiences can bring fresh perspectives to the creative organizations involved, and help inform, engage, and entertain diverse audiences in Chicago and around the world,” said MacArthur President Robert Gallucci. Read More
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Chicago Arts and Culture Groups Receive Grants for International Collaborations

The grants are provided through MacArthur’s International Connections Fund, which aims to help Chicago nonprofit arts and culture organizations advance their work by collaborating with peer organizations abroad. Read More
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Chicago Arts and Culture Groups and International Collaborations

MacArthur awarded $504,000 in new grants to 12 Chicago arts and culture organizations to conduct collaborations with arts groups in nine countries. Read More