Grantee Profile

Illinois Humanities Council

Grants to Illinois Humanities Council

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Journalism & Media

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support a national media competition for short stories about democracy and government.

  • $10,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — This grant will support the Illinois Humanities Council as host organization for the 2012 National Humanities Council conference to be held in Chicago from November 15-18. The Council will use MacArthur support to demonstrate the importance of the humanities in Chicago, share the expertise of the Council and its partners through conference panels, and allow Council staff to participate in the conference by covering their registration fees. The Illinois Humanities Council is an educational organization dedicated to fostering a culture in which the humanities are a vital part of the lives of individuals and communities.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

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

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Illinois Humanities Council $510,000 between 2002 and 2015.

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