Arts & Culture

A collection of content related to arts and culture from across the Foundation's grantmaking

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Sixty-Five Grants To Chicago Arts And Cultural Organizations

The first round of grants made through the MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and the Prince Charitable Trusts have been made to 65 Chicago area arts and cultural organizations ...

Fund to Support Small Chicago Arts and Culture Organizations

MacArthur has announced the formation of two special funds designed to provide more than $6.5 million in grant support to small and mid-sized arts and cultural organizations.

Leveraging Assets: How Small Budget Arts Activities Benefit Neighborhoods

Executive Summary This report demonstrates how small budget arts activities play a role in leveraging both local and non-local assets for neighborhood improvement. Throughout this report we shift the focal point from the “art product” to ...

Arts-Related Grants To Chicago Organizations

MacArthur has announced four grants totaling $320,000 in support of the arts in Chicago. The grants were made through the Foundation's Program on Human and Community Development.