We seek to…

improve The Built Environment

The Driehaus Foundation works to ensure that viable, healthy urban environments are designed to meet the needs of the humans who inhabit them.

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strengthen Democracy

advance Economic Opportunity

The Driehaus Foundation believes that a great city fully realizes the potential of its citizens, and that a community must invest in each person’s opportunity to succeed in order for all of us to succeed.

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Investigative Journalism

2022 Driehaus Foundation Awards Honor Excellence in Investigative Reporting

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Arts and Culture

Driehaus Foundation Awards Grants to 59 Small Arts and Culture Organizations

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The Built Environment

Helping to Make Spaces for People

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Investigative Journalism

Journalism Grantees' Investigations Earn Accolades—Including a Pulitzer

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