Our work in Chicago
Areas of focus include:
Culture, Equity, and the Arts
Our Commitment to Grantee Partners | COVID-19 Read More → Advancing Social Equity Through the Arts Read More →
Safe and Peaceful Summer Events Adapt to COVID-19 Read More → Ensuring Everyone Is Counted in the 2020 Census Read More → Supporting Artists and Arts and Culture Organizations During the Pandemic Read More →
A Work in Progress: Participatory Grantmaking in the Arts Read More → Themes from our Participatory Grantmaking Pilot in the Arts Read More → MacArthur in Chicago: Reflecting on 2019 Read More →
grantee stories Redefining Chicago Leadership Leaders for a New Chicago supports leaders who are often left out of the city’s historical power structure to ensure they influence the decisions that shape the city. View More → grantee stories Connecting Across Borders, Through Dance International Connections Fund grant recipients created collaborative works of art with global partners that expand what’s possible. View More →
Grantees in the Media
"$1 Million Grant Program Helps South and West Side Groups Adapt to Coronavirus as They Work to Stop Violence"
Block Club Chicago
"Report: Structural Racism — From Segregated Housing to Limited Job Opportunities — Responsible for High Rate of COVID-19 Deaths Among African Americans"
"Counting for Culture"
Managing Director, Communications