We are committed to supporting your work by helping to communicate its value and impact to key audiences. This page provides you with information about how we can help and how you can share with us information about your work.


The Driehaus and MacArthur foundations are proud of the work of our grantees. We encourage you to use these logos in your printed materials and on your website to highlight our support.

When using these logos we ask that you:

  • Respect visual identity by not altering these logos.
  • Ensure that logos appear clean and legible.
  • Use the credit line “Supported by The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation" near the logos when possible.
  • Provide a hyperlink to the respective websites ( and ( when you use these logos online.
  • Seek The Driehaus Foundationʼs input for any nontraditional uses of these logos or names.
  • Send The Driehaus Foundation links to your materials that use these logos (e-mail preferred).

We encourage you to share news about your grant with your community and the media. This could include issuing a press release to announce your grant, as well as releases that provide information on the impact of your work.

It is helpful if you can share your press release with The Driehaus Foundation in advance. We like to review releases that mention our funding to ensure that the grants and the Foundation are properly represented.


The MacArthur Arts & Culture Loan Fund provides small- and medium-sized arts and culture organizations with low-interest loans to bridge cash flow needs and strengthen financial capacity. The program is open to arts organizations that are current grantees of the MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. Applicants must have an annual budget of at least $250,000.

Vamonde is a mobile app and internet platform that allows arts and culture organizations to create location-aware multimedia adventures for mobile device users. The free platform enables nonprofits to avoid the cost of investing in their own mobile technology. Users can upload text, images, video, and/or audio to tell their organization’s story, linked with various locations in Chicago. Learn more about Vamonde on the web, Facebook, Twitter, and Vimeo, or download the app on your iPhone or Android device.

Constructive Conversations: Documenting a Series of Listening Sessions with Grantees Issued in September 2015, this report encapsulates key findings from eleven sessions held with grantees of the MacArthur Funds for Arts & Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation between December 2014 and February 2015. The effort demonstrates our commitment to learning together with our grantees and the sector to find better and smarter ways to address the needs of grantees.

LCA Law Guide Series books provide artists with information targeted to the legal issues particular to their discipline: Book Law for Authors, Band Law for Bands, and Law for Visual Artists. Lawyers for the Creative Arts (LCA), a grantee of the Foundation since 2000, is the only provider of pro bono legal services dedicated entirely to the arts community in the Chicago area.

What’s Out There Chicago Guide explores Chicago’s diverse landscape legacy and the influences of visionaries like Frederick Law Olmsted Sr. and Jens Jensen through concise, informative, and richly illustrated essays. The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF), a grantee since 2007, engages in a variety of advocacy and outreach initiatives in order to make the shared landscape legacy of North America visible.

Lawyers for the Creative Arts hosted a theater-oriented informational session on sexual harassment in the workplace. The video and associated resources are available on their website.

ArC: A Communications Guide for Small Arts Organizations Making a Big Impact For the last three years, the Driehaus Foundation has offered a capacity-building training opportunity to MacArthur-Driehaus grantees. In 2017, we partnered with LimeRed Studio to present "ArC" - a series of workshops in Arts Communications. We are are pleased to share the ArC Guidebook, which grew out of the workshops that LimeRed facilitated with 36 of our grantees.


How can I contact the Driehaus Museum?

The Driehaus Museum is located at:

40 East Erie Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Phone: 312-482-8933

Who manages the Foundation’s investment portfolio?

The Foundation’s investments are managed by:  

Driehaus Capital Management LLC 
25 East Erie Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Phone: 312-587-3800