Grantee Profile

Joffrey Ballet of Chicago

Grants to Joffrey Ballet of Chicago

  • $375,000

    2014 (Duration 4 years, 11 months)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Joffrey Ballet is a Chicago-based dance company that presents major classical ballets and contemporary works. It is known for its commissioning program that has included first works from modern choreographers such as Alvin Ailey and its annual performances of The Nutcracker. In addition to the main performing company, the Joffrey is involved in community engagement activities that serve more than 5,000 young people a year and the Academy of Dance, which has more than 1,200 students. This grant will support general operations.

  • $375,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

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

  • $275,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

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

  • $500,000

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support live music at ballet performances (over two years).

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2001 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To develop the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago Center for Dance (over two years).

  • $105,000

    1998 (Inactive Grant)

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

  • $35,000

    1997 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations.

  • $35,000

    1996 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Joffrey Ballet of Chicago $2,200,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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