We seek to…

improve The Built Environment

The Driehaus Foundation works to ensure that viable, healthy urban environments are designed to meet the needs of the humans who inhabit them.

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strengthen Democracy

Our goal is to support investigative reporting that fosters greater transparency, accountability and effectiveness in government institutions at the local level.

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advance Economic Opportunity

The Driehaus Foundation believes that a great city fully realizes the potential of its citizens, and that a community must invest in each person’s opportunity to succeed in order for all of us to succeed.

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Arts and Culture

Revitalizing Chicago’s Arts Vibrancy Post-pandemic

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Investigative Journalism

A Storytelling Sequel as the Invisible Institute Adopts Chicago's StoryBooth

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Arts and Culture

Advancing a Culture of Access — in Person and Online

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The Built Environment

Chicago’s 7 Most Endangered Places

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