The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

Through our grants, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation seeks to improve the built environment, to enhance the city through the arts, to use investigative reporting to strengthen our democracy, and to ameliorate the effects of low wages.

The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards $327,000 in Small Theater & Dance Grants

We are pleased to announce grants totaling $327,000 to 57 local arts and cultural organizations as part of the MacArthur Funds for Arts & Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. Small Theater & Dance grants provide general operating support to Chicago organizations with budgets under $150,000. A complete list ...

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18 MacArthur-Driehaus Grantees Receive 2016 Non-Equity Jeff Awards

The Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee honors outstanding theatre artists annually. The 2016 non-Equity Jeff Awards were presented on June 6th to recognize outstanding achievements by Chicago area theatres not operating under union contracts. We are very proud that 18 non-Equity Jeff Awards went to current MacArthur-Driehaus grantees including Best Production ...

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The 2016 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards Announced

The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation congratulates the winners of the 22nd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards, which were presented in a ceremony February 18.

The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center received the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Outstanding Non-Profit Neighborhood Real Estate Project for its 160 ...

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$534,450 Awarded in MacArthur-Driehaus Arts & Culture Grants

We are pleased to announce grants totaling $534,450 to 53 organizations through the MacArthur Funds for Arts & Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. Grant recipients include those that work in the performing arts such as music (17 organizations), theater (9 organizations), and dance (4 organizations), as well as ...

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Driehaus Foundation Awards $118,000 in Professional Development Grants to 80 Organizations

The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation provides professional development grants to help grantees enhance their administrative, management, and artistic practices. Last year, 38 grantees received a total of $50,000 in professional development grants. In 2015, an expanded partnership with the MacArthur Foundation provided $118,000 in professional development grants to ...

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