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Supporting the Illinois Arts Sector for 60 Years

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FY 2025 General Operating Support & Youth Employment in the Arts

As part of IAC’s new regional focus, we are partnering with organizations across the state to host more than 20 in-person Informational Sessions with Q&A. Join us at any one of them to learn more about the FY25 grant opportunities. Details and rsvp links are all on the Workshops & Webinars page. 

We Listened.

We Learned.

Arts Impact in Illinois


of our state's gross domestic product was contributed by arts and culture in 2022 - Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Dept of Commerce


Illinois jobs were in arts and culture (2022)
Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce


grants totaling $862,855 were directed to Illinois school districts in developing arts and foreign language curricula in partnership with the Illinois State Board of Education (FY2024)


in revenues to state and local government are delivered by Illinois arts nonprofits in 2022 - Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6)


local arts councils partnered with IAC through its Local Arts Network to support statewide arts programming (FY2024)


of all legislative districts throughout Illinois receive free access to local and regional news, public affairs and arts programming through IAC support for Illinois Public Radio and Television (FY2024)

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