IAC Announces First Round of FY2011 Grants

Illinois Arts Council Announces First Round of FY2011 Grants

At the last tri-annual meeting of the Illinois Arts Council, February 23, 2011, the Council unanimously awarded 725 grants totaling over $7,567,938 in its first round of fiscal year 2011 grants. The grantees are listed in alphabetical order below, according to the counties and cities in which they are located.

Adams County

Quincy

  • Midsummer Arts Faire NFP $1,750 for art fair project support
  • Muddy River Opera Company $2,000 for general operating support
  • The Quincy Art Center $9,000 for general operating support
  • Quincy Community Theatre Inc $8,000 for general operating support
  • Quincy Society of Fine Arts $25,000 for general operating support
  • Quincy Society of Fine Arts $5,875 for Community Arts Access Program
  • Quincy Symphony Orchestra Assn $6,500 for general operating support
  • WQUB-FM $43,462 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant

Boone County

Belvidere

  • The Boone Co Arts Council $1,050 for general operating support

Bureau County

Bureau

  • Leepertown Elem School $1,000 for a visual arts residency with Mary Jane Thornton

Princeton

  • Prairie Arts Council $1,500 for general operating support
  • Princeton Theater Group $6,000 for general operating support

Spring Valley

  • Illinois Valley Orchestral Assn $2,500 for general operating support

Carroll County

Mount Carroll

  • Timber Lake Playhouse $11,000 for general operating support

Champaign County

Champaign

  • 40 North/88 West Inc $4,000 for general operating support
  • 40 North/88 West Inc $3,300 for Poetry Out Loud project support
  • Baroque Artists/Champaign-Urbana $2,000 for general operating support
  • Celebration Company at Station Theatre $1,500 for general operating support
  • Central Illinois Children's Chorus $2,000 for general operating support
  • Champaign Park District $10,000 for Arts Programming project support
  • Champaign Urbana Balet $4,500 for general operating support
  • Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra $7,000 for general operating support
  • Conservatory of Central Illinois $7,000 for general operating support
  • Dalkey Archive Press $16,300 for general operating support
  • Developmental Services Ctr-Champaign Co $1,500 for Prompting Theater project support
  • Parkland College $3,500 for Art Gallery operating support
  • Prairie Air Inc     WEFT-FM $5,000 for general operating support
  • The Prairie Ensemble $2,500 for general operating support
  • University of Illinois/UC $11,000 for Krannert Art Museum operating support
  • University of Illinois/UC $6,500 for Ninth Letter operating support
  • University of Illinois/UC $31,000 for Krannert Center operating support
  • University of Illinois/UC $12,000 for Spurlock Museum operating support
  • BT Washington Elem School $3,120 for an eight-week visual arts residency with Suzanne Berkes
  • WILL-AM    University of Illinois/UC $43,462 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant
  • WILL-FM    University of Illinois/UC $43,462 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant
  • WILL-TV    University of Illinois/UC $188,333 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant

Mahomet

  • The Chorale NFP $1,750 for general operating support

Urbana

  • Amasong: CUPL/F Chorus $2,000 for general operating support
  • Champaign County Head Start $4,420 for a four-week dance residency with Kate Kuper
  • Urbana Park District $3,000 for general operating support
  • City of Urbana $1,750 for Public Art Program operating support
  • Urbana-Champaign Indep Media Ctr Fndn $8,000 for general operating support

Christian County

Taylorville

  • Taylorville Main Street Inc $1,500 for American Music Series project support

Coles County

Charleston

  • Karamu Association $700 for general operating support
  • WEIU-TV    Eastern Illinois University $188,333 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant

Cook County

Arlington Heights

  • Emilia Plater Polish School $1,050 for Polanie Ensemble operating support
  • Township High School Dist #214 $4,000 for Ethnic Art Program operating support

Bartlett

  • Arts In Bartlett NFP $1,750 for general operating support
  • The Festival Chorus $1,750 for general operating support

Berwyn

  • The 16th Street Theater NFP $2,500 for general operating support

Chicago

  • 137 Films NFP $1,250 for general operating support
  • 500 Clown NFP $5,500 for general operating support
  • 826CHI Inc NFP $6,000 for general operating support
  • About Face Theatre Collective $11,000 for general operating support
  • Accessible Contemporary Music $3,000 for general operating support
  • Africa International House USA $12,000 for general operating support
  • African American Arts Alliance/Chicago $2,000 for general operating support
  • Aguijon Theater Company of Chicago $2,500 for general operating support
  • Albany Park Theater Project $10,000 for general operating support
  • Alcott High School for the Humanities $2,000 for an eight-week dance residency with Chicago Moving Company
  • Valerie Alpert Dance Co $650 for general operating support
  • AMEBA Acrobatic & Aerial Dance NFP $3,000 for general operating support
  • American Indian Center of Chicago Inc $11,000 for general operating support
  • American Tango Institute $6,000 for Cultural Passport project support
  • American Theater Company $8,000 for general operating support
  • Anatomically Correct $1,050 for general operating support
  • Apollo Chorus of Chicago $8,000 for general operating support
  • ARC Educational Foundation $1,750 for general operating support
  • Archi-treasures Association $5,500 for general operating support
  • Ars Musica Chicago $1,050 for general operating support
  • The Art Institute of Chicago $65,000 for general operating support
  • Arts & Business Council of Chicago $11,000 for general operating support
  • Arts At Large $950 for general operating support
  • Asian Improv Arts Midwest $6,500 for general operating support
  • Association House of Chicago $3,500 for Out Of School Time operating support
  • Audience Architects NFP $3,000 for general operating support
  • Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt Univ $10,000 for general operating support
  • Backstage Theatre Company $1,500 for general operating support
  • The Ballet Chicago Company $12,000 for general operating support
  • Balzekas Museum/Lithuanian Culture $7,000 for general operating support
  • Bare Boned Theatre $950 for general operating support
  • Baroque Band $5,000 for general operating support
  • Barrel of Monkeys Productions $6,000 for general operating support
  • Beacon Street Gallery/Perform Co $9,000 for general operating support
  • Bella Voce $2,000 for general operating support
  • Beverly Arts Center of Chicago $12,000 for general operating support
  • Beyondmedia Education $8,000 for general operating support
  • Big Shoulders Fund $12,000 for a twelve-week dance residency with Joffrey Ballet
  • Black Ensemble Theater $10,000 for general operating support
  • Bohemian Theatre Ensemble NFP $3,000 for general operating support
  • Caffeine Theatre NFP $1,000 for general operating support
  • Cambodian Assn of Illinois $3,500 for general operating support
  • Capoeira Chicago $3,000 for Batizado Workshop/Afro-Brazil Fest project support
  • Casa Central Social Services Corp $1,500 for Teatro Juvenil project support
  • Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Chicago $1,250 for Visions Of Life project support
  • Center for Immigrant Resources/Comm Arts $1,500 for general operating support
  • Center for Intl Performance/Exhibition $1,500 for general operating support
  • Cerqua Rivera Art Experience $4,250 for general operating support
  • Changing Worlds $6,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago a cappella $7,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Access Corporation $11,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Architecture Fndn $8,000 for Youth Education Program project support
  • Chicago Artists' Coalition $8,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Arts Partnership in Ed $11,000 for general operating support
  • The Chicago Ballet $1,050 for general operating support
  • Chicago Brass Band Assn $1,750 for general operating support
  • The Chicago Chamber Musicians $12,000 for general operating support
  • The Chicago Children's Choir $12,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Children's Museum $11,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Children's Theatre $8,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Chorale $1,500 for general operating support
  • The Chicago Classical Recording Fndn $10,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Community Chorus NFP $1,750 for general operating support
  • Chicago Cultural Alliance $2,500 for general operating support
  • Chicago Dance Crash NFP $1,500 for general operating support
  • Chicago Dept of Cultural Affairs $42,800 for general operating support
  • Chicago Dept of Cultural Affairs $145,230 for Community Arts Access Program
  • Chicago Dramatists $8,000 for general operating support
  • The Chicago Ensemble $650 for general operating support
  • Chicago Filmmakers $11,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Fusion Theatre $600 for general operating support
  • Chicago Gay Men's Chorus $8,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago History Museum $10,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Human Rhythm Project $10,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Humanities Festival $11,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Improv Foundation $2,500 for general operating support
  • Chicago Jazz Philharmonic $8,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Kids Company $8,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Korean-American Art Assn $1,500 for general operating support
  • The Chicago Mosaic School $5,000 for general operating support
  • The Chicago Moving Company $4,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Opera Theater $11,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Park District $11,000 for Arts Partners In Residence project support
  • Chicago Photography Center NFP $6,500 for general operating support
  • Chicago Poetry Slam Inc $950 for general operating support
  • Chicago Public Media Inc $43,462 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant
  • Chicago Shakespeare Theater $25,500 for general operating support
  • Chicago Sinfonietta $11,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra $12,000 for Civic Orchestra operating support
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra $65,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Tap Theatre $3,000 for general operating support
  • Chicago Theatre Group-Goodman $35,700 for general operating support
  • Chicago West Comm Music Center $1,500 for general operating support
  • Chicago Youth Centers $12,960 for a twenty-four week visual arts residency with Gerri Gibson
  • Chicago Youth Centers $1,500 for general operating support
  • Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras $12,000 for general operating support
  • ChicSpeare Production Company $1,150 for general operating support
  • Chinese Fine Arts Society $1,750 for general operating support
  • Cinema/Chicago $11,000 for general operating support
  • City Colleges of Chicago $10,000 for WYCC-TV operating support
  • City Lit Theatre Company $4,250 for general operating support
  • The Classical Symphony Orchestra $3,500 for general operating support
  • Clinard Dance Theatre $950 for general operating support
  • Collaboraction Theater Co $8,000 for general operating support
  • Columbia College Chicago $10,000 for Sherwood Music School operating support
  • Columbia College Chicago $10,000 for Black Music Research Center project support
  • Columbia College Chicago $7,500 for Story Week Festival project support
  • Columbia College Chicago $10,000 for Dance Center operating support
  • Columbia College Chicago $11,000 for Chicago Jazz Ensemble operating support
  • Columbia College Chicago $8,000 for Anchor Graphics operating support
  • Columbia College Chicago $10,000 for Belic Institute operating support
  • Columbia College Chicago $5,000 for A+D Gallery operating support
  • Columbia College Chicago $12,000 for Community Art Partnership operating support
  • Columbia College Chicago $5,500 for Asian Art & Media Center operating support
  • Columbia College Chicago $11,000 for Photography Museum operating support
  • Community Film Workshop of Chicago $3,000 for general operating support
  • Community Renewal Chorus/All God's Child $2,000 for general operating support
  • Community Television Network $8,000 for general operating support
  • Company of Folk $20,000 for ethnic & folk arts consulting support
  • Congo Square Theatre Co $8,000 for general operating support
  • Convent of the Sacred Heart $3,270 for a four-week theatre residency with Karen Erickson
  • Cooper Elem Dual Language Academy $7,510 for a seven-week theatre residency with Pros Arts Studio
  • Cooperative Image Group $3,750 for general operating support
  • Corn Productions $1,500 for general operating support
  • Court Theatre Fund $21,500 for general operating support
  • Cube $2,000 for general operating support
  • Cuentos Foundation $4,250 for general operating support
  • Dal Niente New Music $1,500 for general operating support
  • The Dance COLEctive $1,500 for general operating support
  • Dance Detour $1,150 for general operating support
  • DanceWorks Chicago Inc NFP $7,500 for general operating support
  • T Daniel Productions $1,150 for general operating support
  • Dog & Pony Theatre Company NFP $1,250 for general operating support
  • Eclipse Theatre Company $3,500 for general operating support
  • Edgewater Community Council $1,000 for Youth Arts operating support
  • Elastic Arts Foundation $3,000 for general operating support
  • Elements Contemporary Ballet NFP $950 for general operating support
  • Emerald City Theatre Co $10,000 for general operating support
  • Emergence Dance Theatre $6,000 for general operating support
  • Ensemble Espanol $9,000 for general operating support
  • ETA Creative Arts Foundation $21,600 for general operating support
  • Experimental Sound Studio $5,000 for general operating support
  • Facets Multi-media Inc $24,700 for general operating support
  • Factory Theater Company $1,500 for general operating support
  • William Ferris Chorale $4,250 for general operating support
  • Field Museum of Natural History $30,000 for general operating support
  • Fifth House Ensemble $2,000 for general operating support
  • Flood Editions NFP $2,000 for general operating support
  • Free Street Programs Inc $8,000 for general operating support
  • Fulcrum Point New Music Project $8,000 for general operating support
  • The Fund for Innovative TV $3,500 for general operating support
  • Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance $10,000 for general operating support
  • Genesis at the Crossroads $3,000 for general operating support
  • Gilloury Institute $8,000 for general operating support
  • Global Explorers Kids $950 for general operating support
  • Grant Park Music Festival $12,000 for general operating support
  • Griffin Theatre Company $6,500 for general operating support
  • The Guild Complex $4,000 for general operating support
  • Halcyon Theatre $850 for general operating support
  • Hawthorne Scholastic Academy $6,630 for an eight-week theatre residency with Lookingglass Theater Co
  • Heaven Gallery $1,750 for general operating support
  • Hedwig Dances Inc $5,000 for general operating support
  • Hellenic Museum & Cultural Ctr $11,000 for general operating support
  • Holy Trinity Polish Mission $2,000 for Lajkonik Ensemble operating support
  • The House Theatre of Chicago $6,000 for general operating support
  • Hubbard St Dance Chicago Inc $22,800 for general operating support
  • Hyde Park Alliance for Arts/Culture $600 for general operating support
  • Hyde Park Art Center $12,000 for general operating support
  • Hyde Park Youth Symphony $2,000 for general operating support
  • The Hypocrites $6,000 for general operating support
  • Illinois Arts Alliance $75,000 for One State Together In The Arts conference support
  • Illinois Arts Alliance $12,000 for general operating support
  • The Illinois Humanities Council Inc $375,000 for humanities programs operating expense
  • The Illinois Humanities Council Inc $162,000 for Education Leaders Institute project support
  • The Illinois Migrant Council $1,750 for general operating support
  • Imagination Theater Inc $7,000 for general operating support
  • Inaside Chicago Dance NFP $1,750 for general operating support
  • Independent Features Project $6,500 for general operating support
  • InFusion Theatre Company $500 for general operating support
  • Insight Arts $3,50 for general operating support
  • Instituto Cervantes Of Chicago Inc $8,000 for general operating support
  • International Chamber Artists $950 for general operating support
  • International College of Surgeons $8,000 for Anatomy In The Gallery project support
  • International Contemp Ensemble Fndn Inc $8,000 for general operating support
  • International Latino Cultural Center $11,000 for general operating support
  • International Music Foundation $6,000 for general operating support
  • The Intonation Music Workshop $2,500 for general operating support
  • Intuit: Ctr Intuitive/Outsider Art $8,000 for general operating support
  • Jazz Institute of Chicago $11,000 for general operating support
  • Joffrey Ballet of Chicago $22,600 for general operating support
  • Jump Rhythm Jazz Project $5,000 for general operating support
  • Kalapriya Fndn Ctr Ind Perf Arts $7,500 for general operating support
  • Kartemquin Educational Films $11,000 for general operating support
  • Korean Amer Resource/Cultural Ctr $1,750 for general operating support
  • Korean American Comm Services $1,500 for general operating support
  • Korean American Senior Center $650 for Cultural Arts Program project support
  • Kuumba Lynx $2,500 for general operating support
  • Lake Shore Symphony Orchestra $1,750 for general operating support
  • Lampo Inc $1,050 for general operating support
  • Lawyers for the Creative Arts $8,000 for general operating support
  • League of Chicago Theatres Fndn $12,000 for general operating support
  • Lifeline Productions Inc $10,000 for general operating support
  • Lincoln Square Arts Center $1,500 for general operating support
  • Links Hall Inc $7,000 for general operating support
  • The Lira Ensemble $12,000 for general operating support
  • Little Black Pearl Workshop $8,000 for general operating support
  • Lookingglass Theatre Company $10,000 for general operating support
  • Loyola University of Chicago $8,000 for Arts Programming operating support
  • Loyola University of Chicago $12,000 for Museum of Art operating support
  • Luna Negra Dance Theater $12,000 for general operating support
  • The Lutheran Choir of Chicago $1,500 for general operating support
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago $65,000 for general operating support
  • Mad Shak Dance Co $2,500 for general operating support
  • MAKE Literary Productions NFP $950 for general operating support
  • Marwen Foundation $11,000 for general operating support
  • Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company $1,500 for general operating support
  • Merit School of Music $11,000 for general operating support
  • Mexican Folkloric Dance Co of Chicago $3,500 for general operating support
  • Midwest Film Inc $3,000 for general operating support
  • Mordine & Company Dance Theater $4,000 for general operating support
  • Mostly Music Chicago Inc $1,500 for general operating support
  • Mother McAuley Lib Art High School $1,500 for general operating support
  • The Moving Dock Theatre Co $850 for general operating support
  • MPAACT Inc $7,000 for general operating support
  • Museum of Contemporary Art $31,700 for general operating support
  • Music and Dance Theater Chicago Inc $10,000 for general operating support
  • Music In The Loft $2,500 for general operating support
  • Music of the Baroque Concerts $11,000 for general operating support
  • National Museum of Mexican Art $32,700 for general operating support
  • National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum $6,500 for general operating support
  • Natya Dance Theatre $9,000 for general operating support
  • Near Northwest Arts Council $2,000 for general operating support
  • Neighborhood Writing Alliance $9,000 for general operating support
  • The Neo-Futurists $7,000 for general operating support
  • New Leaf Theatre $950 for general operating support
  • New Millennium Theatre Co $1,500 for general operating support
  • Northwestern Univ Settlement Assn $10,000 for Adventure Stage Chicago project support
  • Old Town School of Folk Music $33,100 for general operating support
  • Osmosis Educ Mentoring Initiative $1,000 for general operating support
  • Paderewski Symphony Orchestra $7,000 for general operating support
  • Ruth Page Foundation $11,000 for general operating support
  • Palette & Chisel Acad/Fine Art $8,000 for general operating support
  • Peck Elem School $5,635 for an eight-week visual arts residency with Mirtes Zwierzynski
  • The People's Music School $7,000 for general operating support
  • Perceptual Motion Inc $2,000 for general operating support
  • PianoForte Foundation NFP $6,500 for general operating support
  • Pint-Size Publications $650 for general operating support
  • Playing Out Productions $2,000 for general operating support
  • Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago $6,000 for general operating support
  • Project Danztheatre Co $2,500 for general operating support
  • Prop Theater $2,500 for general operating support
  • Pros Arts Studio $8,000 for general operating support
  • Puerto Rican Arts Alliance $11,000 for general operating support
  • Quest Theatre Ensemble NFP $2,000 for general operating support
  • Rambunctious Press Inc $600 for general operating support
  • Raven Theatre Company $6,000 for general operating support
  • Ray of Hope Center of the Arts $4,500 for general operating support
  • Reading In Motion $10,000 for general operating support
  • A Red Orchid Theatre $4,250 for general operating support
  • Red Tape Theatre Co LLC $950 for general operating support
  • Redmoon Theater $8,000 for general operating support
  • Redtwist Theatre $2,500 for general operating support
  • Rembrandt Chamber Players $2,500 for general operating support
  • Remy Bumppo Theatre Company $8,000 for general operating support
  • Renaissance Society at U/Chicago $12,000 for general operating support
  • Rivendell Theatre Ensemble $3,500 for general operating support
  • River North Chicago Dance Co $12,000 for general operating support
  • Rock For Kids $7,000 for general operating support
  • Roots & Culture NFP $1,050 for general operating support
  • The Ruckus Theater $600 for general operating support
  • Rush Hour Concerts at St James Cathedral $7,500 for general operating support
  • Ryan Opera Center $12,000 for general operating support
  • Same Planet Different World $1,500 for general operating support
  • School of the Art Institute $10,000 for Video Data Bank operating support
  • School of the Art Institute $11,000 for Siskel Film Center operating support
  • School of the Art Institute $5,000 for Visiting Artists Program operating support
  • School of the Art Institute $9,000 for Rymer/Sullivan Galleries operating support
  • Seanachai Theatre Company $1,500 for general operating support
  • Senior Artist Network $1,050 for general operating support
  • Shakespeare Project of Chicago $1,050 for general operating support
  • Shattered Globe Theatre $4,500 for general operating support
  • The Side Project $1,500 for general operating support
  • Silent Theatre Company $1,250 for general operating support
  • Snow City Arts Foundation $8,250 for general operating support
  • Society of Typographic Arts $1,500 for general operating support
  • Sones De Mexico Ensemble $9,000 for general operating support
  • South Chicago Art Center NFP $5,500 for general operating support
  • South Shore Drill Team/Perf Art Ensemble $8,000 for general operating support
  • St Leonard's Ministries $6,995 for an eight-week theatre residency with Michael Agnew
  • Stage Left $3,500 for general operating support
  • Steep Theatre Company $1,500 for general operating support
  • Steppenwolf Theatre Company $29,000 for general operating support
  • Stir-Friday Night! $950 for general operating support
  • Storycatchers Theatre $7,000 for Gender Specific Programs project support
  • Strawdog Theatre Co $3,500 for general operating support
  • Street-Level Youth Media $8,000 for general operating support
  • Striding Lion InterArts Workshop NFP $3,000 for general operating support
  • The Suzuki-Orff School of Music $10,000 for general operating support
  • Swan Isle Press Inc $2,000 for general operating support
  • Swedish American Museum Assn $12,000 for general operating support
  • Synapse Arts Collective $950 for general operating support
  • Tamboula Ethnic Dance $850 for Spirit Lives-Return To Guinea project support
  • Tellin Tales Theatre $2,000 for general operating support
  • Terra Nova Films Inc $10,000 for general operating support
  • Theater Oobleck $1,500 for general operating support
  • Theater Wit $10,000 for general operating support
  • Third Coast Intl Audio Festival $8,000 for general operating support
  • Third Coast Percussion NFP $950 for general operating support
  • Thodos Dance Chicago $9,000 for general operating support
  • Blair Thomas & Company $3,500 for general operating support
  • Threewalls NFP $5,000 for general operating support
  • The Time of Your Life Players $700 for What’s To Fear project support
  • TimeLine Theatre Company $10,000 for general operating support
  • Trap Door Productions $2,500 for general operating support
  • Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art $3,500 for general operating support
  • The University of Chicago $8,000 for International House operating support
  • The University of Chicago $11,000 for Smart Museum operating support
  • The University of Chicago $10,000 for U of Chicago Presents operating support
  • University of Illinois/Chicago $6,500 for Gallery 400 operating support
  • Urban Gateways $25,100 for general operating support
  • Urban Solutions Assn $1,500 for general operating support
  • Viaduct Arts Coalition $3,000 for general operating support
  • Vicarious Theatre Company $1,050 for general operating support
  • Victory Gardens Theater $23,100 for general operating support
  • Voice of the City $5,500 for general operating support
  • Walkabout Theater Company $1,250 for general operating support
  • Windows of Opportunity Inc $18,000 for a seven-weeks theatre residency with Storycatchers Theatre
  • Windy City Story Slam NFP $550 for general operating support
  • Woman Made $6,500 for general operating support
  • WTTW Communications Inc $188,333 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant
  • WTTW Communications Inc $22,500 for general operating support
  • WYCC Television $188,333 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant
  • Young Chicago Authors $10,000 for general operating support
  • The Zephyr Dance Ensemble $3,500 for general operating support

Chicago Heights

  • Chicago Heights Drama Group $3,500or general operating support
  • Union Street Gallery $2,500 for general operating support

Des Plaines

  • Oakton Community College $6,000 for Performing Arts Center operating support
  • Oakton Community College $3,000for Koehnline Museum operating support

Elk Grove Village

  • Anila Sinha Fndn Promotn Art Cul India $5,000 for general operating support

Evanston

  • The Actors Gymnasium Inc $7,000 for general operating support
  • Art Encounter $5,500 for general operating support
  • Chicago Barn Dance Company $1,750 for general operating support
  • Chute Middle School PTA $5,160 for a three-week interdisciplinary residency with Looking Glass Theatre Co
  • Eighth Blackbird Performing Arts Assn $8,000 for general operating support
  • Evanston Art Center $12,000 for general operating support
  • Evanston Arts Council $8,440 for Community Arts Access Program
  • Evanston Arts Council $12,000 for general operating support
  • Evanston Dance Ensemble $4,250 for general operating support
  • Evanston Festival Theatre Inc $7,000 for general operating support
  • Evanston In-School Music Assn $1,500 for general operating support
  • Evanston Symphony Orchestra Assn $5,000 for general operating support
  • Gus Giordano's Jazz Dance Chicago $12,000 for general operating support
  • Lakeside Singers Inc $4,250 for general operating support
  • Light Opera Works $11,000 for subscription season/outreach project support
  • Literature for All of Us $8,500 for Poetry Out Loud project support
  • Literature for All of Us $12,000 for general operating support
  • The Musical Offering $5,500 for general operating support
  • The Next Theatre Co $8,000 for general operating support
  • North Shore Choral Society $2,500 for general operating support
  • Northshore Concert Band $5,000 for general operating support
  • Northwestern University $12,000 for Block Museum operating support
  • Oakton Elem School $6,215 for a six-week interdisciplinary residency with Striding Lion Workshop
  • Open Studio Project $6,500 for general operating support
  • Orchestral Society of Illinois $7,000 for general operating support
  • The Piven Theatre Workshop $10,000 for general operating support
  • The Poetry Forum Inc $1,150 for general operating support
  • The Savoy-aires $1,750 for The Gondoliers project support
  • Shanti: Foundation for Peace $1,500 for general operating support
  • Willard Elem School     #17989 $6,035 for a six-week interdisciplinary arts residency with Striding Lion
  • Youth Choral Theater of Chicago $8,000 for general operating support

Forest Park

  • Circle Theatre of Forest Park $6,000 for general operating support

Forest View

  • Acappellago NFP $950 for general operating support

Glencoe

  • All-Village Singers $950 for general operating support
  • Writer's Theatre Inc $11,000 for general operating support

Glenview

  • Kohl Children's Museum/Greater Chicago $10,000 for general operating support
  • Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter $8,000 for Expressive Therapies operating support
  • Northwest Ctr Trad Polish Folk Dancers $2,000 for general operating support

Homewood

  • Tall Grass Writers Guild Inc $600 for Seasons Of Change project support

Lemont

  • Downers Grove Choral Society $2,500 for general operating support
  • Metropolitan Youth Symph Orch $1,500 for general operating support
  • Southwest Community Concert Band $1,150 for general operating support

Lincolnwood

  • Lincolnwood School Foundation $1,000 for a music residency with Michael Miles

Maywood

  • Maywood Fine Arts Association $11,000 for general operating support

Morton Grove

  • Melzer Elem School $5,975 for an eight-week visual arts residency with Mirtes Zwierzynski
  • Renacer Boliviano Inc $1,125for dance troupe project support

Mount Prospect

  • Northwest Symphony Orchestra Assn $1,750 for general operating support

Northbrook

  • International Center on Deafness/Arts $10,000 for CenterLight Theatre operating support
  • Northbrook Park District $8,000 for Northbrook Theatre operating support
  • Northbrook Symphony Orchestra $6,500 for general operating support
  • Special Gifts Theatre Inc $6,000 for general operating support
  • Wici Song & Dance Co $3,500 for general operating support

Oak Park

  • Chicago Choral Artists $1,750 for general operating support
  • Handel Week Inc $2,000 for general operating support
  • Winifred Haun & Dancers $1,150 for general operating support
  • Momenta Inc $5,750 for general operating support
  • Oak Park & River Forest Childrens Chorus $5,000 for general operating support
  • Oak Park Area Arts Council $8,870 for Community Arts Access Program
  • Oak Park Area Arts Council $8,000 for general operating support
  • Oak Park Art League $5,000 for general operating support
  • Oak Park Concert Chorale $1,500 for general operating support
  • Oak Park Festival Theater Inc $3,000 for general operating support
  • Oak Park/Riv Forest Civic Theatre $950 for general operating support
  • Pleasant Home Foundation $2,500 for general operating support
  • Senior Citizens Center Oak Park/River Forest $2,000 for Arts Program operating support
  • Sense of Urgency Productions $650 for general operating support
  • Spectrum Choral Society $1,750 for general operating support
  • Steckman Studio of Music $3,500 for general operating support
  • Symphony of Oak Park/Riv Forest $3,500 for general operating support
  • Try Center (Today's Relating Youth) $650 for general operating support
  • Unity Temple Restoration Fndn $7,000 for general operating support

Orland Park

  • Wesoly Lud Polish Folk Dance Ensemble $2,500 for general operating support

Palatine

  • Little City Foundation $12,000 for general operating support

Palos Park

  • McCord House NFP $8,000 for general operating support
  • Palos Fine Arts Assn $2,000 for general operating support

Park Forest

  • Grande Prairie Choral Arts $1,500 for general operating support
  • Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra $10,000 for general operating support
  • Illinois Theatre Center/Park Forest $10,000 for general operating support
  • Village of Park Forest $4,250 for general operating support
  • Tall Grass Arts Association $5,000 for general operating support

Park Ridge

  • Brickton Art Center $7,500 for general operating support
  • Park Ridge Civic Orchestra $4,500 for general operating support
  • Park Ridge Cultural Arts Council $1,155 for Community Arts Access Program

River Forest

  • Dominican University $8,000 for Performing Arts Center operating support

Riverside

  • Lucky Plush Productions $3,000 for general operating support
  • Riverside Arts Center $3,500 for general operating support

Schaumburg

  • Schaumburg Cultural Commission $10,000 for general operating support

Skokie

  • Chicago Jazz Orchestra Association $4,250 for general operating support
  • Northlight Theatre $19,900 for general operating support
  • Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park $2,500 for general operating support
  • Skokie Park District $3,500 for Festival Of Cultures project support
  • Skokie Valley Orchestral Association $3,000 for general operating support

Wilmette

  • Music Institute of Chicago $10,000 for general operating support

Winnetka

  • North Shore Art League $8,000 for general operating support

DeKalb County

DeKalb

  • Dreamers Theatre Group Inc NFP $1,000 for general operating support
  • Illinois Alliance for Arts Ed $500 for general operating support
  • Northern Illinois University $6,500 for Art Museum operating support
  • WNIJ-FM $43,462 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant
  • WNIU-FM $43,462 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant

Palos Hills

  • Moraine Valley Comm College $10,000 for Performance Series operating support

Sandwich

  • Association/Restore City Hall $3,000 for general operating support

Sycamore

  • Art Attack School of Art Ltd $1,750 for general operating support

Douglas County

Tuscola

  • Villa Grove Community Theatre Co $1,050 for general operating support

DuPage County

Addison

  • Addison Cultural Arts Dev Comm $2,500 for general operating support
  • Orion Chamber Ensemble $2,000 for general operating support

Carol Stream

  • Philippine-Amer Cultural Foundation $560 for Paaralang Pilipino School project support

Clarendon Hills

  • First Folio Shakespeare Festival $6,000 for general operating support

Downers Grove

  • Choral-Aires Chapter of Sweet Adelines $2,000 for general operating support
  • Downers Grove Concert Association $1,000 for general operating support
  • Grove Players $1,500 for general operating support
  • Illinois Norsk Rosemalers Assn $1,050 for general operating support

Elmhurst

  • Elmhurst Art Museum $12,000 for general operating support
  • Elmhurst Artists Guild $1,050 for general operating support
  • Elmhurst Choral Union $1,500 for general operating support
  • GreenMan Theatre Troupe NFP $1,000 for general operating support
  • Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Arts $7,000 for general operating support
  • Spirito! Singers $2,500 for general operating support

Glen Ellyn

  • College of DuPage $24,300 for McAninich Center operating support
  • Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus $11,000 for general operating support
  • Glen Ellyn/Wheaton Comm Chorale $1,750 for general operating support
  • WDCB-FM $43,462 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant

Hinsdale

  • Hinsdale Center for the Arts $22,500 for general operating support
  • Hinsdale Center for the Arts $15,730 for Community Arts Access Program
  • New Classic Singers NFP $950 for general operating support
  • West Suburban Symphony Society $4,250 for general operating support

Lisle

  • The Callipygian Players NFP $850 for general operating support
  • The Morton Arboretum $10,000 for general operating support

Lombard

  • Chicago Dancing Company NFP $11,000 for general operating support
  • Maple St Chapel Preservation Soc $950 for general operating support
  • Senior Suburban Orchestra $650 for general operating support

Naperville

  • DuPage Children's Museum $11,000 for general operating support
  • DuPage Symphony Orchestra Inc $4,250 for general operating support
  • Fair Lady Productions Inc $6,000 for general operating support
  • Naperville Chorus $1,500 for general operating support
  • Naperville Park District $1,500 for Dance Performance Program operating support
  • North Central College $8,000 for Arts Programming operating support
  • Von Heidecke Ballet $2,500 for general operating support
  • Woodstock Mozart Festival Inc $5,500 for general operating support
  • Young Naperville Singers $8,000 for general operating support

Villa Park

  • Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam $1,500 for general operating support

Warrenville

  • ClaySpace NFP $3,500 for general operating support

Westmont

  • Salt Creek Ballet Company $12,000 for general operating support

Wheaton

  • Broadway Bound Dance Co $850 for general operating support
  • Wheaton College $8,000 for Artist Series operating support

Woodridge

  • Bengali Assn of Greater Chicago $3,500 for general operating support

Edgar County

Paris

  • Bicentennial Art Center & Museum $1,750 for general operating support

Fulton County

Canton

  • Fulton County Comm Arts Council $600 for general operating support

Henderson County

Raritan

  • Two Rivers Arts Council $850 for general operating support
  • Two Rivers Arts Council $7,500 for Community Arts Access Program

Henry County

Bishop Hill

  • Bishop Hill Arts Council $1,150 for project support
  • Bishop Hill Heritage Assn $9,000 for general operating support

Iroquois County

Cissna Park

  • Country Theatre Workshop $2,000for general operating support

Watseka

  • Sugar Creek Symphony & Song Ltd $3,500 for general operating support

Jackson County

 

Carbondale

  • Carbondale Community Arts $13,455 for Community Arts Access Program
  • Carbondale Community Arts $9,000 for general operating support
  • Carbondale Community Arts $3,300 for Poetry Out Loud project support
  • Southern Illinois Irish Festival $1,750 for festival project support
  • Southern Illinois University/C $3,000 for Big Muddy Film Fest operating support
  • Southern Illinois University/C $5,000 for Crab Orchard Review operating support
  • Southern Illinois University/C $8,000 for Southern Illinois Symphony operating support
  • WSIU-FM $43,462 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant
  • WSIU-TV $188,333 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant
  • WUSI-TV $188,333 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant

Jefferson County

Mount Vernon

  • John R & Eleanor R Mitchell Foundation $26,200 for general operating support

Jo Daviess County

Galena

  • Galena Cultural Arts Alliance $1,500 for general operating support

Kane County

Aurora

  • Fox Valley Acad of Music Perf $2,500 for general operating support
  • Paramount Arts Centre $8,000 for general operating support

Elgin

  • Children's Theatre of Elgin $6,000 for general operating support
  • The Elgin Children's Chorus $4,250 for general operating support
  • Elgin Choral Union Inc $5,500 for general operating support
  • Elgin Symphony Orchestra Assn $21,000 for general operating support
  • Elgin Theatre Company Inc $950 for general operating support
  • Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra $8,000 for general operating support

Saint Charles

  • Chicagoland Theater Company Inc $10,000 for general operating support
  • Fine Line Creative Arts Center $7,000 for general operating support
  • Fox Valley Concert Band/St Charles $1,050 for general operating support
  • St Charles Singers $3,500 for general operating support
  • Steel Beam Theatre Company $6,000 for general operating support

Kankakee County

Kankakee

  • Kankakee Valley Symphony Orch $4,250 for general operating support
  • Kankakee Valley Theatre Assn $5,500 for general operating support
  • Provena Senior Services $1,750 for Charlton Gallery operating support

Knox County

Galesburg

Galesburg Civic Art Center Inc $3,500 for general operating support

  • Galesburg Community Chorus $2,000 for general operating support
  • Galesburg Symphony Society $6,500 for general operating support
  • Nova Singers $2,000 for general operating support
  • Orpheum Theatre of Galesburg $10,000 for general operating support
  • Prairie Players Civic Theatre $1,500 for general operating support

La Salle County

Oglesby

  • Illinois Valley Youth Symphony $1,500 for general operating support

Peru

  • Illinois Valley Fine Arts Trust $1,350 for Community Arts Access Program

Lake County

 

Barrington

  • Barrington Youth Dance Ensemble $5,500 for general operating support

Buffalo Grove

  • SunnyU Culture & Education Center $1,500 for Performing Arts Program project support

Deer Park

  • Chicago Master Singers $5,500 for general operating support

Deerfield

  • Friends of Ryerson Woods $1,750 for general operating support

Grayslake

  • College of Lake County $950 for Willow Review operating support
  • Red Rose Children's Choir of Lake Co $4,250 for general operating support

Highland Park

  • The Art Center Highland Park $10,000 for general operating support
  • Ballet Entre Nous $1,750 for general operating support
  • Highland Park Cultural Arts Commn $3,840 for Community Arts Access Program
  • Highland Park High School $4,250 for Focus On The Arts operating support
  • Ravinia Festival Assn $44,200 for general operating support

Highwood

  • Midwest Young Artists $11,000 for general operating support

Lake Forest

  • Citadel Theatre Company $2,500 for general operating support
  • Lake Forest Symphony Assn Inc $11,000 for general operating support
  • Ragdale Foundation $11,000 for general operating support

Libertyville

  • David Adler Cultural Center $10,000 for general operating support
  • Ars Viva $10,000 for general operating support

Waukegan

  • Waukegan Park District $8,000 for general operating support

Macon County

Decatur

  • Decatur Area Arts Council $12,000 for general operating support
  • Decatur Area Arts Council $6,395 for Community Arts Access Program
  • Decatur Park District $7,000 for general operating support
  • Gallery 510 Arts Guild Ltd $1,750 for general operating support
  • Millikin University $7,000 for Kirkland Center operating support
  • Millikin University $4,250 for Millikin-Decatur Symphony operating support

Madison County

Alton

  • Alton Symphony Orchestra $2,000 for general operating support
  • Jacoby Arts Center $4,250 for general operating support
  • Jacoby Arts Center $3,300 for Poetry Out Loud project support
  • Jacoby Arts Center $4,655 for Community Arts Access Program

Edwardsville

  • Southern Illinois University/E $6,000 for Art & Issues Series operating support
  • St Louis Vol Lawyer/Accountant for Arts $1,500 for general operating support

Godfrey

  • Alton Youth Symphony Inc $1,150 for general operating support
  • Great Rivers Choral Society $1,500 for general operating support

Highland

  • Gateway Dulcimer Society $950 for Music Festival project support
  • Highland Area Arts Council $1,750 for Art In The Park project support

Marshall County

Washburn

  • Sun Foundation for Advancement $8,070 for Community Arts Access Program
  • Sun Foundation for Advancement $9,000 for general operating support

McDonough County

Macomb

  • Macomb Community Theatre $1,050 for general operating support
  • Western Illinois University $11,000 for WIUM Celebration Concert Series project support
  • Western Illinois University $3,500 for Performing Arts Series operating support
  • Western Illinois University $15,000 for Performing Arts Series operating support
  • WIUM-FM Western Illinois University $43,462 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant

 

McHenry County

Cary

  • Christian Youth Theater Chicago $8,000 for CYT@School project support

Crystal Lake

  • American Choral Directors Assn $950 for Re-Treat Convention project support
  • Illinois Council of Orchestras $1,050 for general operating support
  • McHenry County Music Center $6,000 for general operating support
  • Northwest Community Music Academy $4,500 for general operating support
  • Raue Center for the Arts Inc $8,000 for general operating support
  • Voices in Harmony Inc $1,500 for general operating support

McLean County

Bloomington

  • Bloomington Cultural District $10,000 for general operating support
  • Bloomington Parks & Rec Dept $2,500 for Summers Concert/Miller Park Theater project support
  • Community Players Inc $3,500 for general operating support
  • Illinois Wesleyan University $6,000 for Summer Music Program operating support
  • McLean County Art Association $3,560 for Community Arts Access Program

Normal

  • Heartland Productions Inc $2,000 for general operating support
  • Illinois State University $4,250 for Normal Editions operating support
  • Illinois State University $9,000 for University Galleries operating support
  • Illinois State University $11,000 for Shakespeare Festival operating support
  • Town of Normal $8,000 for Normal Theater operating support
  • Prairie Fire Theatre $650 for general operating support
  • Spoon River Poetry Assn $1,150 for general operating support
  • WGLT-FM   Illinois State University $43,462 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant

Menard County

Petersburg

  • Menard County Singers $1,050 for general operating support

Morgan County

Jacksonville

  • Imagine Foundation $3,000 for general operating support
  • Jacksonville Theatre Guild $2,500 for general operating support

Moultrie County

Sullivan

  • Little Theater-On The Square $23,200 for general operating support

Peoria County

Chillicothe

  • SLG Cohen Foundation Inc $500 for general operating support

Edwards

  • Seven Circles Heritage Center $750 for general operating support

Peoria

  • ArtsPartners of Central Illinois $3,500 for general operating support
  • Bradley University $10,000 for WCBU operating support
  • Bradley University $8,000 for Exhibition/Lecture Series operating support
  • Contemporary Art Center of Peoria $5,500 for general operating support
  • Heritage Ensemble $2,000 for general operating support
  • Lakeview Museum/Arts & Science $20,600 for general operating support
  • Peoria Area Civic Chorale $4,250 for general operating support
  • Peoria Ballet Company $8,000 for general operating support
  • Peoria Park District $5,500 for general operating support
  • Peoria Players Theatre $5,500 for general operating support
  • Peoria Symphony Orchestra $17,300 for general operating support
  • WCBU-FM $43,462 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant
  • WTVP-TV   Illinois Val Pub Telecomm Corp $188,333 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant

Pulaski County

Ullin

  • Shawnee Community College $2,500 for Ed Center Arts Program operating support

Richland County

Olney

  • Olney Arts Council $1,250 for general operating support

Rock Island County

Moline

  • The Midwest Writing Center $3,500 for general operating support
  • Mississippi Valley Blues Society Inc $9,000 for general operating support
  • Playcrafters Inc $2,500 for general operating support
  • Quad-City Music Guild $5,500 for general operating support
  • WQPT-TV $188,333 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant

Rock Island

  • Augustana College $10,000 for WVIK Radio operating support
  • Ballet Quad Cities $7,000 for general operating support
  • Genesius Theatre Fndn $1,750 for general operating support
  • MidCoast Fine Arts $8,000 for general operating support
  • Quad City Arts $11,540 for Community Arts Access Program
  • Quad City Arts $26,200 for general operating support
  • Quad City Arts $3,300 for Poetry Out Loud project support
  • Quad City Symphony Orchestra $11,000 for general operating support
  • WVIK-FM $43,462 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant

Sangamon County

Chatham

  • West Central Il Educ Telecomm $188,333 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant
  • West Central Il Educ Telecomm $10,000 for InLife Arts Series project support

Springfield

  • Erato Chamber Orchestra $2,500 for general operating support
  • Illinois Central Blues Club $2,000 for general operating support
  • Illinois Symphony Orchestra $11,000 for general operating support
  • Prairie Art Alliance $3,500 for general operating support
  • Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony $1,500 for general operating support
  • Springfield Area Arts Council $23,000 for Poetry Out Loud project support
  • Springfield Area Arts Council $6,500 for general operating support
  • Springfield Area Arts Council $3,720 for Community Arts Access Program
  • Springfield Ballet Company $6,500 for general operating support
  • Theatre In The Park Inc $4,250 for general operating support
  • University of Illinois/Spfld $11,000 for Sangamon Auditorium operating support
  • WUIS-FM $43,462 for a Public Radio & Television Basic Grant

St Clair County

Belleville

  • Art on the Square Foundation Inc $8,000 for general operating support
  • Masterworks Chorale Inc $2,500 for general operating support

East Saint Louis

  • Dunham Centers for Arts/Humanities $7,000 for general operating support

Lebanon

  • Looking Glass Playhouse $2,500 for general operating support
  • McKendree University $7,000 for McKendree Presents operating support

Stephenson County

Freeport

  • Freeport Arts Center $7,000 for general operating support
  • Freeport Arts Center $3,165 for Community Arts Access Program

Tazewell County

East Peoria

  • Eastlight Theatre $7,000 for general operating support

Morton

  • Central Illinois Youth Symphony $4,250 for general operating support

Vermilion County

Danville

  • The Danville Art League $1,050 for general operating support
  • Danville Symphony Orchestra Inc $8,000 for general operating support

Warren County

Monmouth

  • Buchanan Center for the Arts $3,795 for Community Arts Access Program
  • Buchanan Center for the Arts $5,000 for general operating support

Whiteside County

Sterling

  • Clinton Symphony Orchestra Assn $1,500 for general operating support

Will County

Joliet

  • Friends of Community Public Art $6,500 for general operating support
  • Joliet Area Historical Museum $10,000 for general operating support

Mokena

  • Illinois Music Educators Association $10,000 for general operating support

New Lenox

  • Curtain Call Community Theatre $4,500 for general operating support

Romeoville

  • Lewis University $2,500 for Arts & Ideas Series operating support

Shorewood

  • Three Rivers Arts Council Inc $650 for general operating support

University Park

  • Governors State University Fndn $3,000 for Manilow Sculpture Park operating support
  • Governors State University Fndn $10,000 for Performing Arts Center operating support

Williamson County 

Marion

  • Little Egypt Arts Assn Inc $2,000 for general operating support
  • Marion Cultural & Civic Center $7,000 for general operating support

Winnebago County

Rockford

  • Artists Ensemble Theater NFP $3,500 for general operating suppor
  • Discovery Center Museum of Rockford $11,000 for multidisciplinary art series project support
  • Mendelssohn Club $7,000 for general operating support
  • Page Park School $3,000 for a four-week music residency with David Stocker
  • Rockford Area Arts Council $3,300 for Poetry Out Loud project support
  • Rockford Area Arts Council $18,680 for Community Arts Access Program
  • Rockford Area Arts Council $24,000 for general operating support
  • Rockford Art Museum $21,600 for general operating support
  • Rockford Coronado Concert Assn $4,500 for general operating support
  • Rockford Dance Company $9,000 for general operating support
  • Rockford Symphony Orchestras Inc $20,700 for general operating support
  • Singing Boys of Rockford $3,500 for general operating support
  • Spectrum School $750 for a music residency with Helen Bond