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Urban Gateways

Chicago, Illinois
www.urbangateways.org

Urban Gateways was awarded $2,005,000 between 1980 and 2015, including 20 grants in Chicago Commitment.

$262,500

2015 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

Urban Gateways is the largest provider of arts education in Chicago. It offers in-school and after-school programs in music, dance, theater, literary arts, visual arts, and digital media to more than 65,000 youth in grades pre-K through 12, their teachers, families, and communities each year. This grant supports critical operational needs such as artist and instructor salaries, program supplies, and staff and facility costs.

$157,500

2012 • 3 years • Chicago Commitment

This grant provides renewed general operating support to Urban Gateways, the largest arts education provider in Chicago. Founded in 1961, its goal is to stimulate the full creative potential of all young people, recognizing that the arts are an important tool in achieving academic and personal development. Urban Gateways delivers arts education to more than 80,000 youth, teachers and parents each year. It provides programs in the literary, performing, and visual arts in public and non-public elementary and high schools, park districts, public libraries, colleges, and community organizations. The majority (71%) of its work occurs within Chicago. Ninety percent of its work is school-based.

$150,000

2009 • 3 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over three years).

$50,000

2009 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

To support a two-way exchange with community arts educators and programs in Tanzania.

$20,000

2008 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

To support technology upgrades.

$150,000

2004 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

$100,000

2002 • 1 year

For technological improvements and to invest in a cash reserve.

$150,000

2001 • 3 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over three years).

$100,000

1998 • 2 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over two years).

$100,000

1996 • 2 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over two years).

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