Grantee Profile

Chicago Sinfonietta

Grants to Chicago Sinfonietta

  • $262,500Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 5 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Chicago Sinfonietta is a professional orchestra that presents symphonic performances, provides mentoring programs for young musicians and conductors of color, and facilitates music education through its programs with the Chicago Public Schools. It is the nation's most diverse symphony orchestra. This grant supports the Sinfonietta's goals of creating innovative concert experiences, strengthening its financial position, and playing a leading role nationally in advocating for racial equity in the classical music community.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

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

  • $75,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To expand, a website run by a consortium of classical music groups (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Chicago Sinfonietta $587,500 between 2002 and 2015.

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