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.

$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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The 2015 Driehaus Foundation Awards for Architectural Excellence

On February 17, 2015 more than 1,400 people gathered to celebrate the Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards, a program of LISC Chicago (Local Initiatives Support Corporation). This was the 21st year of the CNDA Awards sometimes referred to the “Oscars of community development.” All projects feature architects, nonprofits, civic leaders ...

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Better Government Association, Chicago Headline Club, and Community Media Workshop -- Journalism Awards Announced

We are proud to recognize this year’s recipients of three awards for excellence in journalism supported by The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. First place in the Better Government Association’s 2015 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting went to The Chicago Tribune for Harsh Treatment, a five-part ...

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$304,000 Awarded to Chicago Small Theater & Dance Organizations

Pictured grantee: Chicago Dance Crash. Photo by Ashley Deran

 

We are pleased to announce general operating support grants totaling $304,000 to 49 Chicago arts and cultural organizations. These grants are made in partnership with the the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation through the MacArthur Funds for Arts ...

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2015 Angel Guild Award Honors AIA Chicago's Esposito

The Historic Chicago Bungalow Association honored Zurich Esposito with its third annual Angel Guild Award in a ceremony at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel November 12. The Association recognized Mr. Esposito, the Executive Vice President of AIA Chicago, for his “strong commitment to the preservation, appreciation and adaptation of Chicago ...

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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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