We are committed to enriching the lives of all Chicagoans by improving the built environment, cultivating a robust and diverse arts and culture ecosystem, and supporting investigative journalism that fosters transparency, accountability, and effective government.

Investigative Journalism

Driehaus Foundation Grant to ProPublica Establishes Urban Affairs Beat in Illinois


Driehaus Foundation Announces 2023 Professional Development and Organizational Vitality Grants

Arts and Culture

Understanding New Realities for Theater in (and Beyond) Chicago

Built Environment

Driehaus Foundation Supports Rockefeller Memorial Chapel Stained Glass Window Restoration with $500,000 Grant

Built Environment

Driehaus Foundation Announces $1 Million Grant to Support Sears Sunken Garden Restoration

Photo Credits
Built Environment – Friends of the Chicago River
Arts and Culture – Michelle Reid
Investigative Journalism for Government Accountability – The Center for Investigative Reporting