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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Chicago, Illinois
www.sheddaquarium.org

John G. Shedd Aquarium was awarded $5,775,000 between 1979 and 2018, including 20 grants in Chicago Commitment.

$500,000

2018 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

The John G. Shedd Aquarium (Shedd) houses 1,500 species of aquatic animals, educates millions of visitors annually, and conducts conservation research locally and globally.  Founded in 1930, it was the first inland aquarium in the world and its mission is to spark compassion, curiosity, and conservation for the aquatic animal world. The Shedd utilizes its collection and programming to create a greater understanding and appreciation of wildlife and environmental stewardship. This award recommends renewed general operating support to the John G. Shedd Aquarium.

$500,000

2013 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

The John G. Shedd Aquarium houses 1,500 species of aquatic animals, educates millions of visitors annually, and conducts conservation research locally and globally. Founded in 1930, it was the first inland aquarium in the world. It features 32,500 varieties of fish, reptiles, amphibians, marine mammals and birds. The Shedd houses over 100 habitats and six permanent exhibits that demonstrate the aquatic diversity of North and South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. More than 2 million people visit each year. More than 13,000 students participate in the aquarium's educational programs.

$500,000

2008 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

$400,000

2003 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

$1,000,000

2002 • 4 years

In support of a conservation endowment to advance the Center for Aquatic Conservation (over four years).

$50,000

2001 • 1 year, 11 months • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over two years).

$25,000

1999 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations.

$75,000

1996 • 3 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over three years).

$75,000

1993 • 3 years

In support of general operations (over three years).

$150,000

1991 • 1 year

In support of general operations (over two years).

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