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 →
Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund Read More → Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund 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 →
Looking at the Forest Read More → Facilitating International Cultural Exchanges Read More → Stories of Chicagoans Involved in Criminal Justice 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
"Foundations, Nonprofits Act Swiftly to Contend with the Coronavirus"
"Pritkzer: Fund Aimed at Helping Non-Profits During Coronavirus Pandemic Raises Nearly $23 Million"
"How Can Funders Most Effectively Support an Arts Sector Decimated By COVID-19?"
"Chicago Groups Scramble to Change 2020 Census Plans for 'Hard-to-Count’ Communities as Government Pushes Back Timeline for Its Big Tally"
"Chicago Community Trust, United Way Launching Coronavirus Fund"
Crain's Chicago Business
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