Recent grants supporting land conservation, artistic vitality, and regional collections for the people of the Chicago region and the Lowcountry of South Carolina.

Grantee
Amount
Grant Length in Years
Grant Purpose
Award Year
Program Area
Region
Website
16th Street Theater$25,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://16thstreettheater.org/
6018North$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://6018north.org
A Red Orchid Theatre$30,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.aredorchidtheatre.org
A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttps://aprpullmanportermuseum.org/
About Face Theatre$25,0001Cash Reserve Challenge2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.aboutfacetheatre.org
About Face Theatre$36,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.aboutfacetheatre.org
Access Contemporary Music$36,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.acmusic.org
ACRE (Artists Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions)$25,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://acreresidency.org
Actors Theatre Of South Carolina$10,0002general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.actorstheatreofsc.org
Aerial Dance Chicago$22,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.aerialdancechicago.org/
African American Arts Alliance of Chicago$120,0003the salary of an executive director2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://aaaachicago.org
African American Arts Alliance of Chicago$40,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://aaaachicago.org
Alternate ROOTS$20,0002ConNECKted TOO --> TINY IS POWERFUL, a project of the Charleston Rhizome2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://alternateroots.org
American Blues Theater$40,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://americanbluestheater.com/
American Rivers$50,0001protecting riparian lands in the Winyah Bay Watershed2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttps://www.americanrivers.org/
Annex Dance Company$10,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://annexdancecompany.org/
Art Forms & Theatre Concepts, Inc.$5,0001general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.aftcinc.com
Art League of Hilton Head Island$20,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.ArtLeagueHHI.org
Artemisia, A Chicago Theatre$12,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://artemisiatheatre.org
Artistic Home Acting Ensemble$22,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regiontheartistichome.org
Arts & Business Council of Chicago$40,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.artsbiz-chicago.org
Arts Grand Strand, The$6,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://theartsgrandstrand.org
Asian Improv aRts Midwest$30,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Region
Audience Architects, NFP (dba See Chicago Dance)$40,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.seechicagodance.com
Audubon Great Lakes$65,0001grassland conservation across the Chicago region2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://gl.audubon.org
Audubon SC$170,0002general operations and participation in the Lowcountry Land Conservation Partnership2019Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://sc.audubon.org/
Ayodele Drum & Dance$18,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.ayodeledrumanddance.com/
Babes With Blades Theatre Company$12,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://https://babeswithblades.org/
Barrington Area Conservation Trust$30,0002general operations2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.bactrust.org
Batavia Artists Association$30,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.waterstreetstudios.org
Beaufort Arts Council / Mather Academy$10,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.beaufortartscouncil.org
Beaufort County Open Land Trust$60,0002general operations2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.openlandtrust.com
Beaufort Museum, The$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://beauforthistorymuseum.wildapricot.org/
Bella Voce$25,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.bellavoce.org
Beyond This Point Performing Arts Association Nfp$7,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.beyondthispoint.org
Black Metropolis Research Consortium @ The University of Chicago$25,0001participation in the collections advisory group2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://bmrc.lib.uchicago.edu/
Blair Thomas & Company$36,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.chicagopuppetfest.org
Blue Island Historical Society$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttps://blueislandhistoricalsociety.com/
Bluffton Historical Preservation Society$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://www.heywardhouse.org/historic-bluffton-foundation
Bohemian Theatre Ensemble NFP$22,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionbohotheatre.com
Broken Nose Theatre$18,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.brokennosetheatre.com
Bronzeville Black Chicagoan Historical Society$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttps://bronzevillehistoricalsociety.wordpress.com/
C. Williams Rush Museum of African-American Arts & Culture$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://cwrushafricanamericanmuseum.org/
Calumet Collaborative$50,0001general operations2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.calumetcollaborative.org
Carolina Art Association/Gibbes Museum of Art$50,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.gibbesmuseum.org
Cecil Williams Museum And Institute For Social Innovation$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://www.cecilwilliams.com/
Center for Heirs Property Preservation$40,0002the Empowering Grassroots Community Resilience project, which will train advocates in vulnerable predominantly African American communities along the SC coast2021Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.heirsproperty.org
Center For Heirs Property Preservation$170,0002general operations and participation in the Lowcountry Land Conservation Partnership2019Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.heirsproperty.org
Cerqua Rivera Art Experience$25,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://cerquarivera.org
Chamber Music Charleston$20,0002general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.ChamberMusicCharleston.org
Charleston Chamber Foundation dba Lead>CHS Foundation$20,0002the One Region Strategy2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.oneregionstrategy.com
Charleston Jazz$40,0002general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.charlestonjazz.com
Charleston Stage Company$50,0002general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.charlestonstage.com
Charleston Symphony Orchestra$50,0002general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.charlestonsymphony.org
Chicago a cappella$30,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.chicagoacappella.org
Chicago Art Department$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.chicagoartdepartment.org
Chicago Artists Coalition$36,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.chicagoartistscoalition.org
Chicago Collections Consortium$25,0001participation in the collections advisory group2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://chicagocollections.org
Chicago Community Trust$200,0000.5Arts Work Fund - Arts for Illinois Relief Fund for arts organizations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.artsworkfund.org
Chicago Community Trust$450,0003Arts Work Fund2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.artsworkfund.org
Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium$40,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://chicagoculturalaccess.org
Chicago Cultural Alliance$25,0001participation in the collections advisory group2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://www.chicagoculturalalliance.org
Chicago Dance Crash$22,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.chicagodancecrash.com
Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble$25,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.danztheatre.org
Chicago Film Archives$10,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://www.chicagofilmarchives.org
Chicago Filmmakers$40,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://chicagofilmmakers.org
Chicago Human Rhythm Project$40,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.chicagotap.org
Chicago Jazz Orchestra Association$25,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.chicagojazzorchestra.org
Chicago Jazz Philharmonic$40,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionchijazzphil.org
Chicago Latino Theater Alliance$40,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.clata.org
Chicago Literary Hall Of Fame$12,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://chicagoliteraryhof.org
Chicago Moving Company$12,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.chicagomovingcompany.org
Chicago Public Art Group$30,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.chicagopublicartgroup.org
Chicago Tap Theatre$22,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.chicagotaptheatre.com
Chinatown Museum Foundation$10,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttps://www.ccamuseum.org/
City Lit Theatre Company$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://citylit.org
City of Charleston$60,0002the MOJA, Free Verse, and Piccolo Spoleto festival through the Office of Cultural Affairs2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.charlestonarts.org
Clinard Dance Theatre$18,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.clinardance.org
Coastal Conservation League$50,0001Berkeley County Project Manager2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://https://www.coastalconservationleague.org/
College of Charleston Foundation$100,0001the Avery Research Center's Documenting the Arc: The Lowcountry, Civil Rights and the Era of Black Lives Matter, which seeks to contextualize the Black Lives Matter movement in the broader civil rights movement2021CollectionsLowcountryhttps://foundation.cofc.edu/
College of Charleston Foundation$40,0002operations of the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://halsey.cofc.edu
College of Charleston Foundation - Addlestone Library$25,0001Lowcountry Digital Library's participation in the collections advisory group2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://lcdl.library.cofc.edu/
Comfort Station Nfp$12,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://comfortstationlogansquare.org/
Congo Square Theatre Company$30,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://congosquaretheatre.org
Conservation Foundation, The$110,0002general operations2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.theconservationfoundation.org
Conservation Fund, The$115,0001implementation of federal Farm Bill conservation title funding for permanent land conservation in the Chicago Wilderness Region2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.conservationfund.org
Conservation Fund, The$25,0001North Lowcountry conservation work2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.conservationfund.org
Conservation Voters Of South Carolina Education Fund$70,0002general operations2021Land ConservationLowcountryhttps://www.cvscef.org/
Curious Theatre Branch$18,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://curioustheatrebranch.com
Dal Niente$25,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.dalniente.com
Danceworks Chicago$25,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.danceworkschicago.org
DANK Haus German American Cultural Center$10,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttps://www.dankhaus.com/
Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://www.daufuskiemuseum.org/
Deeply Rooted Productions Inc.$30,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.deeplyrooteddancetheater.org
Definition Theatre Company$7,5001general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.definitiontheatre.org
Dogwood Alliance$25,0001community-led forest protection in the Pee Dee Watershed2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://https://www.dogwoodalliance.org/
Drayton Hall Preservation Trust$50,0001Continued cataloging and digitization of approximately 38,000 of the 500,000-artifact Legacy Collection2021CollectionsLowcountryhttp://www.draytonhall.org
Ducks Unlimited$325,0003expanded conservation capacity in the Chicago region2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.ducks.org/conservation
Ducks Unlimited$170,0002general operations and participation in the Lowcountry Land Conservation Partnership (LCLCP)2019Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.ducks.org
East Cooper Land Trust$20,0001general operations2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.eastcooperland.org
Eclipse Theatre Company$18,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Region4001 N. Ravenswood Ave., Ste 602 B
Edgar Miller Legacy$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttps://www.edgarmiller.org/
Edisto Historic Preservation Society$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://edistomuseum.org/
Edisto Island Open Land Trust$50,0002general operations2019Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.edisto.org
Eighth Blackbird Performing Arts Association$30,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.eighthblackbird.org
Elastic Arts$25,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.elasticarts.org
Elmhurst Symphony Association$30,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://elmhurstsymphony.org
Enough Pie$20,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.enoughpie.org
Enrich Chicago$60,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://www.enrichchi.org/
Eta Creative Arts Foundation$30,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.etacreativearts.org
Experimental Sound Studio$25,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.ess.org
Factory Theater, The$18,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.thefactorytheater.com
Faith in Place$60,0002the Migration & Me program2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.faithinplace.org
Field Museum$12,5001the Science Action Center's 2021 participation in the Calumet Land Conservation Partnership2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.fieldmuseum.org
Fifth House Ensemble$36,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.fifth-house.com
Filament Theatre Ensemble$25,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.filamenttheatre.org
Filter Photo$25,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.filterphoto.org
Fine Line Creative Arts Center$36,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.fineline.org
First Floor Theater$18,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://www.firstfloortheater.com/
First Folio Theatre$30,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.firstfolio.org
Floating Museum$22,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://floatingmuseum.org
Flowertown Players, The$20,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.flowertownplayers.org
Footlight Players$30,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://footlightplayers.net
Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum$30,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org
Free Street Programs$25,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.freestreet.org
Friends of Coastal South Carolina$60,0001Gullah Community Partnerships in the Waccamaw NWR2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttps://www.sccoastalfriends.org/
Friends of the Chicago River$80,0002the development of a collaborative GSI watershed council2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://chicagoriver.org
Friends of the Forest Preserves$80,0002general operations2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://fotfp.org
Fulcrum Point New Music Project$30,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.fulcrumpoint.org
Full Spectrum Features$25,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://fullspectrumfeatures.com
Fund for Innovative TV dba Media Burn Independent Video Archive$10,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://mediaburn.org
Geneva Lake Conservancy$60,0002general operations2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.genevalakeconservancy.org
Georgetown County Historical Society$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://www.georgetowncountymuseum.com/
Gift Theatre Company, The$30,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.thegifttheatre.org
Gilloury Institute dba Silk Road Rising$36,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.silkroadrising.org
Global Pungmul Institute$25,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.soribeat.org
Griffin Theatre Company$30,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://Griffintheatre.com
Guild Complex$18,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://guildcomplex.org
Gullah Traveling Theater$10,0002general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountrygullahtravelingtheater.org
Haitian American Museum Of Chicago$20,0001Building Capacity and Sustainability through Collections2021CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://www.hamoc.org
Haitian American Museum of Chicago$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttps://www.hamoc.org/
Harbor Historical Association Of Georgetown$25,0001Across Time and Many Waters" which seeks to tell the story of Blacks from enslavement through freedmen work in the maritime industry in Georgetown2021CollectionsLowcountryscmaritimemuseum.org
Harbor Historical Association of Georgetown$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://scmaritimemuseum.org/
Haymarket Opera Company$30,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.haymarketopera.com
Healthy Hood Chicago$19,8003The Mural Movement2021Artistic VitalityChicago Region
Heaven Gallery$18,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.heavengallery.com
Hedwig Dances$25,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.hedwigdances.com
Hell in a Handbag Productions$25,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.handbagproductions.org
Heritage Library Foundation$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://heritagelib.org/
High Concept Laboratories$22,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://highconceptlabs.org
Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra$50,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.hhso.org
Historic Pullman Foundation$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://www.pullmanil.org/
Honey Pot Performance$84,0002Chicago Black Social Culture Map2021CollectionsChicago Regionhttps://www.honeypotperformance.org/about-the-cbscm
Honey Pot Performance$12,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://www.honeypotperformance.org/
Illinois Arts Alliance$75,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.artsalliance.org
Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund$200,0002general operations2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://iecef.org
Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra$40,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.ipomusic.org
International Chamber Artists$18,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.icamusic.org
International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago$30,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://WWW.LatinoCulturalCenter.org
International Music Foundation$36,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.imfchicago.org
Interrobang Theatre Project Inc$18,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://interrobangtheatreproject.org
Intuit The Center For Intuitive And Outside Art$40,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.art.org
Intuit The Center For Intuitive And Outside Art$10,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://www.art.org
Jackalope Theatre Company$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.jackalopetheatre.org
Jazz Institute Of Chicago Inc$40,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.jazzinchicago.org
Kalapriya Foundation Center For Indian Performing Art$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.kalapriya.org
Kettle Moraine Land Trust$30,0002general operations2021Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.kmlandtrust.org
Khecari$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.khecari.org
Lakeside Singers$22,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.lakesidesingers.com
Land Conservancy of McHenry County, The$80,0002general operations2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.conservemc.org
Land Trust Alliance$100,0001general operations2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.landtrustalliance.org
Latitude$25,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.latitudechicago.org
Lawyers for the Creative Arts$75,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityCity of Chicagohttp://www.law-arts.org
League of Chicago Theatres Foundation$75,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://ChicagoPlays.com
Lean Ensemble Theater$20,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://leanensemble.org
Lifeline Productions$40,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.lifelinetheatre.com
Links Hall$30,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.linkshall.org
Lira Ensemble$30,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.liraensemble.org
Long Bay Symphonic Society$30,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.longbaysymphony.com
Lord Berkeley Conservation Trust$50,0002general operations2019Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.lordberkeley.org
Lowcountry Land Trust$145,0002Johns Island Community Conservation Initiative Strategic Implementation2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.lowcountrylandtrust.org
Lowcountry Land Trust$170,0002general operations and participation in the Lowcountry Land Conservation Partnership (LCLCP)2019Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.lowcountrylandtrust.org
Lowcountry Local First$15,0001general operations2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://lowcountrylocalfirst.org
Lucky Plush Productions$30,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.luckyplush.com
Mad Shak Dance Company$12,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.madshak.com
Make Literary Productions Nfp$18,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.makemag.com
Make-Believe Association$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.makebelieve.fm
Mandala South Asian Performing Arts Inc$22,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.mandalaarts.org
McClellanville Arts Council$20,0002general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.mcclellanvilleartscouncil.com
Media Reform SC (DBA Ohm Radio)$10,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.ohmradio963.org
Metropolitan Planning Council$100,0002development of funding for green stormwater programs2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttps://www.metroplanning.org/index.html
Mezcla Media Collective Ltd$7,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.mezclamediacollective.org/
Midsommer Flight Nfp$7,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.midsommerflight.com
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian$10,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://www.mitchellmuseum.org
Mocrep$12,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.mocrep.org
Momenta Inc.$22,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://momentadances.org
Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/
MPAACT$18,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.mpaact.org
Muntu Dance Theatre$25,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.muntu.com
Najwa Dance Corps$18,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.najwadancecorps.org
National Audubon Society$100,0002long-term Calumet wetland conservation capacity2021Land ConservationChicago Regionhttps://gl.audubon.org/
National Audubon Society$170,0002general operations and participation in the Lowcountry Land Conservation Partnership (LCLCP)2019Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://sc.audubon.org/
National Fish And Wildlife Foundation$300,0003Chi-Cal Rivers Fund2021Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.nfwf.org
National Forest Foundation$50,0002facilitation of the Midewin Stakeholder Group2019Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.nationalforests.org
National Museum of Gospel Music$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://www.nationalmuseumofgospelmusic.org/AOTL/
National Museum of Mexican Art$30,0001Carlos Cortez through the Eyes of Everyday Heroes2021CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://www.nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org
National Trust For Historic Preservation In The United States$55,0002Developing Enhanced Protections for the Ashley River Historic District2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.savingplaces.org
Native Island Business & Community Affairs Association$10,0001The Gullah Celebration2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.nibcaa.org
Native Island Business & Community Affairs Association Inc.$10,0002general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.nibcaa.org / http://www.gullahcelebration.com
Natural Resources Defense Council$75,0001pilot approach for buyouts in flood prone areas of Charleston2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.nrdc.org
Nature Conservancy$170,0002general operations and participation in the Lowcountry Land Conservation Partnership (LCLCP)2019Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://nature.org/wherewework/northamerica/states/southcarolina/
Nature Conservancy of Illinois, The$80,0002expanded conservation capacity and public engagement in the Kankakee Sands region through the addition of a stewardship & community outreach associate2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.nature.org/illinois
Natya Dance Theatre$36,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.natya.com
Neo-Futurists, The$30,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://neofuturists.org
New Alpha Community Development Corporation$25,0001community-led forest protection in the Pee Dee watershed2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttps://www.newalphacdc.com/new-alpha-cdc-2/
New Colony Nfp$18,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.thenewcoordinates.org
Newberry Consort Nfp$25,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://newberryconsort.org/
North Charleston Pops$20,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.northcharlestonpops.com
Nothing Without A Company$12,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.nothingwithoutacompany.org
Oak Park Festival Theatre$25,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.oakparkfestival.com
Open Space Institute$50,0001advancing the Conservation Recreation Vision for the Black River2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.openspaceinstitute.org
Open Space Institute$170,0002general operations and participation in the Lowcountry Land Conservation Partnership (LCLCP)2019Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.osiny.org
Openlands$150,0002general operations2021Land ConservationChicago Regionhttps://openlands.org/
Orion Chamber Ensemble$18,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.orionensemble.org
Otherworld Theatre Company$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.otherworldtheatre.org
Palmetto City Ballet$10,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.palmettocityballet.org
Palmetto Luna$10,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.facebook.com/palmettoluna
Paper Machete Group$18,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.thepapermachete.org
Pat Conroy Literary Center Inc.$20,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.patconroyliterarycenter.org
Pee Dee Land Trust$30,0001general operations2021Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.peedeelandtrust.org
Pegasus Theatre Chicago$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.pegasustheatrechicago.org
Penn Center$100,0003capacity building for the Cultural and Historical Exhibitions and Interpretation.2021CollectionsLowcountryhttp://www.penncenter.com
Piven Theatre Workshop$36,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.piventheatre.org
Plagiarists$12,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.theplagiarists.org
Pollinator Partnership$80,5003enhance landscape for imperiled pollinators across Chicagoland2019Land ConservationChicago Regionhttps://www.pollinator.org/
Pride Films And Plays$30,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.pridefilmsandplays.com
Public Media Institute$25,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.publicmediainstitute.com
Public Narrative$27,5001Chicago Reader coverage of small arts organizations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://publicnarrative.org/
Public Works$20,0002general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.publicworksartcenter.org
Pure Theatre$30,0002general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://puretheatre.org/
Raven Theatre Company$40,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.raventheatre.com
Reader Institute For Community Journalism Inc.$25,0001Media coverage of small arts organizations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://www.chicagoreader.com/
Red Clay Dance Company Inc.$30,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.redclaydance.com
Red Tape Theatre Company$18,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.redtapetheatre.org
Red Theater Chicago$12,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionredtheater.org/
Redtwist Theatre$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.redtwist.org
Redux Contemporary Art Center$30,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://reduxstudios.org
Rembrandt Chamber Players Inc$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.rembrandtchambermusicians.org
Remy Bumppo Theatre Company$40,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.remybumppo.org
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble$30,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://rivendelltheatre.org/
Riverside Arts Center$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://riversideartscenter.com
Roman Susan Art Foundation$7,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://romansusan.org
Roots & Culture$18,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://www.rootsandculturecac.org/
Rough House Theater Company$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.roughhousetheater.com
Same Planet Diffrent World$12,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.same-planet.org
Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center$30,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.srbcc.org
Seno K/RLT Conservancy$20,0002general operations2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://senokrlt.org/
Serendipity Theatre Company DBA 2nd Story$25,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.2ndstory.com
Shattered Globe Theatre$30,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.sgtheatre.org
Shirley Heinze Land Trust$100,0002general operations2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.heinzetrust.org
Shorefront$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://www.shorefrontlegacy.org
Sideshow Theatre Company$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.sideshowtheatre.org/
Sixty Inches From Center$12,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://sixtyinchesfromcenter.org
Sones De Mexico Ensemble$25,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://sonesdemexico.com
South Carolina Arts Alliance$40,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://scartsalliance.net
South Carolina Arts Commission$50,0002the "Art of Community: Rural SC" project2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.southcarolinaarts.com
South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development$100,0002The Rural Resource Coalition of South Carolina (RRC)2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://scaced.org
South Carolina Coastal Conservation League$170,0002general operations and participation in the Lowcountry Land Conservation Partnership (LCLCP)2019Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.coastalconservationleague.org
South Carolina Environmental Law Project$170,0002general operations and participation in the Lowcountry Land Conservation Partnership (LCLCP)2019Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.scelp.org
South Carolina Wildlife Federation$30,0002general operations2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.scwf.org
South Chicago Dance Theatre$7,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://southchicagodancetheatre.com
South of Broadway Theater Company$20,0002general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.SouthOfBroadway.com
South Side Community Art Center$30,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.sscartcenter.org
South Side Community Art Center$10,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://www.sscartcenter.org
Southeastern Museums Conference$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://www.semcdirect.net/
Southeastern Museums Conference$25,0001participation in the collections advisory group2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://www.semcdirect.net/
Southern Environmental Law Center$170,0002general operations and participation in the Lowcountry Land Conservation Partnership (LCLCP)2019Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.southernenvironment.org
Southern Methodist University$25,0001DataArts2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.smu.edu/dataarts
Space Movement Project$12,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://thespacemovementproject.org
Spektral Quartet Nfp$30,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.spektralquartet.com
Spoleto Festival U S A$50,0002general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.spoletousa.org
Spudnik Press Cooperative$25,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://www.spudnikpress.org/
St Charles Singers$25,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.stcharlessingers.com
Steep Theatre Company$30,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://steeptheatre.com
Stillwell Institute for Contemporary Black Art, The$7,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.thestillwellinstitute.org
Stone Temple Missionary Baptist Church$8,2503Lawndale Pop-Up Spot2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.stonetemplechurch.org/
Strawdog Theatre Company$25,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.strawdog.org
Summerville Orchestra$20,0002general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.summervilleorchestra.com
Symphony Of Oak Park & River Forest, The$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.symphonyoprf.com
Synapse Arts Collective$12,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.synapsearts.com
Teatro Vista Theatre With A View Inc$30,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://teatrovista.org
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois$60,0001Unearthing and Celebrating the History of Black Nurses in Chicago2021CollectionsChicago Regionhttps://research.uic.edu/sponsoredprograms/
The Center for International Performance and Exhibition dba HotHouse$22,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://hothouse.net
The Jack & Shirley Lubeznik Center for the Arts Inc.$36,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.lubeznikcenter.org
The Seldoms Nfp$22,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.theseldoms.org
The Wetlands Initiative$125,0003Calumet wetland restoration projects coordinator2021Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.wetlands-initiative.org
Theater Wit$36,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.theaterwit.org
Theatre Y$18,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.theatre-y.com
Third Coast Percussion$40,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.thirdcoastpercussion.com
Third Eye Theatre Ensemble$7,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.thirdeyete.com
Threewalls$30,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.three-walls.org
Threewalls$25,0001Cash Reserve Challenge2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.three-walls.org
Together SC$30,0001the South Carolina Land Trust Network2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttps://www.togethersc.org/
Trap Door Productions$22,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://trapdoortheatre.com
Trickster Art Gallery$10,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsChicago Regionhttp://www.trickstergallery.com
Trickster Art Gallery$25,5003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.trickstergallery.com
Trust For Public Land$40,0001Forest Preserves of Cook County conservation finance2021Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.tpl.org
Trust for Public Land - SC$85,0002the Lowcountry Conservation Finance program2020Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.tpl.org
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art$25,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://uima-chicago.org/
Union Street Gallery$22,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.unionstreetgallery.org/
University Of Chicago$60,0001Immersive Archives: an interactive, virtual experience of the digitized collections, hands-on workshops with community partners, and a pilot curriculum for high school students and teachers2021CollectionsChicago Regionhttps://sshmp.uchicago.edu/
University of Illinois at Chicago$25,0001the development of a utility habitat corridor strategic roadmap2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://erc.uic.edu/
University of South Carolina Educational Foundation$15,0001the Center for the Arts (CFA) at USC-Beaufort2021Artistic VitalityLowcountry
Upper Dorchester County Historical Society$5,0001collections emergency relief fund2020CollectionsLowcountryhttps://www.scdchs.com/
UrbanTheater Company$22,5003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttps://urbantheaterchicago.org/
Utopian Theatre Asylum Inc.$18,0003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.tutatheatre.org
Vga Foundation$18,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.videogameartgallery.com
Village Group, The$20,0001Exhibition Plan for Plantersville Cultural Center2020CollectionsLowcountryhttp://www.thevillagegroup.org
Village Repertory Co, The$12,5001general operations2020Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.villagerep.com
Village Repertory Co.$12,5001general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://www.villagerep.com
Visceral Dance Chicago$30,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.visceraldance.com
Walkabout Theater Company$18,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.walkaboutheater.org
Water People Theater Group$18,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.waterpeople.org
What If Productions$10,0002general operations2021Artistic VitalityLowcountryhttp://whatifproductions.org
Wildlife Habitat Council$60,0001general operations, plus organizational capacity and development for the Calumet office2020Land ConservationChicago Regionhttp://www.wildlifehc.org
Wildlife Habitat Council Inc.$50,0002Calumet office operations2021Land ConservationChicago Regionwildlifehc.org
Winifred Haun & Dancers$18,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.WinifredHaun.org
Winyah Rivers Foundation$40,0002general operations2019Land ConservationLowcountryhttp://www.winyahrivers.org
Woman Made$22,5003general operations2021Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.womanmade.org
Yin He Dance$12,0003general operations2020Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.yinhedance.org
Zephyr Dance Ensemble$18,0003general operations2019Artistic VitalityChicago Regionhttp://www.zephyrdance.com