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.
From July 23 – 25, architects and developers from around the country gathered in Chicago for the 2013 Affordable Housing Design Leadership Institute. The three day brainstorming and problem-solving event had aspirations beyond the 14 participating case studies; working towards a multiplier effect of improving people’s lives through design. Enterprise ...continue reading ...
On Saturday October 26, Landmarks Illinois and The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation convened with preservationists from across the state to honor this year’s best historic preservation efforts. The awards honor individuals and organizations whose works demonstrate a commitment to historic preservation ...continue reading ...
New deadlines have been set for the MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture and the Small Theater and Dance funding program at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation in 2014. For the MacArthur Fund proposals from performing arts organizations (music, theater and dance groups) are due 5 p.m. on January 6 ...continue reading ...
The Ruckus Theater $4,000 10/18/13 General operating Chicago, IL Small Theater & Dance
Community Media Workshop
General operating support, $20,000 each year for two years Chicago, IL Investigative Reporting
Chicago Public Library Foundation
Processing of four archival collections for the African American Harsh Archival Processing Project. (third year of project) Chicago, IL General
Salt Creek Ballet $33,000 08/21/13 General operating Westmont, IL MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture