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Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago

Glenview, Illinois
www.kohlchildrensmuseum.org

Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago was awarded $752,500 between 2005 and 2015, including 4 grants in Chicago Commitment.

$50,000

2015 • 2 years • Chicago Commitment

The Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago provides developmentally appropriate, experiential education for children from birth to age eight. It emphasizes the importance of play as a critical learning tool, and supports caregivers, parents and educators in putting this philosophy into practice at horne and in the classroom. This funding supports the Kohl Children's Museum in a dual artistic exchange with South Africa's Play Africa, an organization that supports play and learning in public places. The goal of the exchange is to collaborate on an exhibit and art installation that will be on permanent display at each organization's headquarters. This grant funds direct project costs: travel, accommodations, artist fees, artistic materials, venue exhibition costs, and marketing. It is recommended as part of the International Connections Fund.

$262,500

2015 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago (Museum) provides developmentally appropriate, experiential education for children from birth to age eight. It emphasizes the importance of play as a critical learning tool, and supports caregivers, parents and educators in putting this philosophy into practice at home and in the classroom. Each year, the Museum welcomes an average of 330,000 visitors onsite and conducts outreach programs that serve 10,000 children, families, and educators. This grant supports critical operational needs such as exhibit creation, education programs, outreach activities, and facility and staffing expenses.

$250,000

2010 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

$190,000

2005 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

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