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.

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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New Page Spotlights Grantee Resources

As we ring in 2016, we are pleased to unveil a new page on our website. Our Resources page gives us an opportunity to call your attention to Driehaus Foundation grantees whose work reaches beyond their own organizations and could be of value to all our grantees and others. To ...

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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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Alphawood, Donnelley and Driehaus Foundations, City of Chicago Launch Innovation Boot Camp

Innovation Bootcamp, funded by AD3, the Alphawood Foundation, the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, and supported by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, is a multi-funder collaborative.

The Bootcamp, an eight-month program, is about learning to apply creativity inherent in arts and ...

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