IACA Announces CARES ACT Grant Awards

The Illinois Arts Council is pleased to share the list of organizations awarded CARES Act Emergency Relief Funds awarded in June 2020. The Illinois Arts Council Agency funded 189 organizations totaling $534,400. Additionally, 30 organizations were awarded $87,739 in CARES Act Emergency Relief Funds from Arts Midwest. Below is a list of the Illinois Arts Council Agency’s grants as well as the Arts Midwest grants. Both are listed in alphabetical order according to the counties and cities in which they are located.

 

Illinois Arts Council Agency’s CARES Act Emergency Relief Grants

Adams County

Quincy

  • Quincy Art Center, $3,000
  • Quincy Symphony Orchestra, $3,000

Champaign County

Champaign

  • Central Illinois Children's Chorus, $3,000
  • Champaign Urbana Symphony Orchestra, $3,000
  • Champaign Urbana Theatre Company, $3,000
  • The Conservatory of Central Illinois, $3,000

Urbana

  • Community Center for the Arts (C4A), $3,000

Cook County

Arlington Heights

  • The Illinois High School Art Exhibition, $3,000

Bartlett

  • Arts in Bartlett NFP, $3,000

Chicago

  • 6018 North, $3,000
  • ACRE (Artists Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions), $3,000
  • Aerial Dance Chicago, $3,000
  • Aguijon Theater Company, $3,000
  • Apollo Chorus of Chicago, $3,000
  • ARC Educational Foundation, $2,000
  • Archi-treasures Association, $3,000
  • Ars Musica Chicago, $2,600
  • Arts & Business Council of Chicago, $2,000
  • Asian Improv aRts Midwest, $2,000
  • Audience Architects NFP, $3,000
  • Awakenings Art, $3,000
  • Benjamin Melsky, $3,000
  • Cerqua Rivera Art Experience, $2,000
  • Chicago Chorale, $3,000
  • Chicago City Theatre Company, $3,000
  • Chicago Collections Consortium, $3,000
  • Chicago Dance Crash NFP, $3,000
  • Chicago Dancers United, $3,000
  • Chicago Film Archives, NFP, $2,260
  • Chicago Gay Men's Chorus, $3,000
  • Chicago Independent Radio Project, $3,000
  • Chicago Kids Company, $3,000
  • Chicago Public Art Group, $3,000
  • Chicago Tap Theatre, $3,000
  • Chicago Youth Shakespeare, Inc., $3,000
  • Corn Productions, $3,000
  • Deeply Rooted Productions, $3,000
  • Elastic Arts Foundation, $2,000
  • Erasing the Distance, $3,000
  • Experimental Sound Studio, $3,000
  • Filament Theatre Ensemble NFP, $3,000
  • Free Street Theater, $3,000
  • Full Spectrum Features NFP, $3,000
  • Fund for Innovative TV, $2,000
  • Global Explorers Kids, $3,000
  • Global Girls, Inc., $3,000
  • Griffin Theatre Company, $3,000
  • Haitian American Museum of Chicago, $3,000
  • Heaven Gallery, $3,000
  • Hedwig Dances, Inc., $2,000
  • High Concept Labs, $3,000
  • Homeroom NFP, $3,000
  • Hyde Park Jazz Festival, $3,000
  • Idle Muse Theatre Company, $3,000
  • Imagination Theatre, Inc, $3,000
  • Invictus Theatre Company, $2,000
  • Lake Shore Symphony Orchestra of Chicago, $3,000
  • Lampo Inc., $3,000
  • Latino Art Beat, Inc., $3,000
  • LATITUDE Inc NFP, $3,000
  • Live the Spirit Residency, $3,000
  • Logan Square Chamber of Arts, $3,000
  • Mandala South Asian Performing Arts Inc.  DBA Mandala Arts, $2,000
  • Midsommer Flight NFP, $3,000
  • Molly Shanahan/Mad Shak, $3,000
  • National Cambodian Heritage Museum & Killing Fields Memorial, $2,000
  • National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum, $2,000
  • Near NorthWest Arts Council, $3,000
  • OperaMatic, $3,000
  • Otherworld Theatre Company, $3,000
  • Perceptual Motion Inc, $3,000
  • Playground Improv Theater, $3,000
  • Pride Films and Plays, $1,200
  • Project Onward, $3,000
  • Promethean Theatre Ensemble, NFP, $1,015
  • Public Media Institute, $3,000
  • Red Tape Theatre, $3,000
  • Redtwist Theatre, $3,000
  • Roots & Culture, $3,000
  • Shift:Englewood, $3,000
  • Sideshow Theatre Company, NFP, $2,550
  • Soft Cage Films NFP, $3,000
  • Spudnik Press Cooperative, $3,000
  • Synapse Arts, $3,000
  • T. Daniel Productions, NFP, $2,800
  • Tellin' Tales Theatre, $3,000
  • The Artistic Home Acting Ensemble, $3,000
  • The Chicago Mosaic School, $3,000
  • The Gift Theatre, $3,000
  • The Lira Ensemble, $3,000
  • The Miracle Center, $3,000
  • The Poetry Center of Chicago, $3,000
  • The Utopian Theatre Asyslum, $3,000
  • Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, $2,000
  • VGA Gallery, $3,000
  • Voice of the City, $3,000
  • Windy City Performing Arts, $3,000
  • Yin He Dance, $2,000
  • Zephyr Dance Ensemble, $3,000

Chicago Heights

  • Chicago Heights Drama Group, $3,000

Des Plaines

  • ArtReach Educational Theatre, $3,000

Evanston

  • Bella Voce, $3,000
  • Evanston Symphony Orchestra Association, $3,000
  • Lakeside Singers, Inc., $3,000
  • Rembrandt Chamber Players, Inc., $3,000

North Riverside

  • The Seldoms, $3,000

Northbrook

  • Northbrook Symphony Orchestra, $3,000
  • Special Gifts Theatre, Inc., $3,000

Oak Park

  • Oak Park Area Arts Council, $3,000
  • Oak Park Concert Chorale Inc., $3,000
  • Oak Park Festival Theatre, $2,000
  • Pleasant Home Foundation, $3,000
  • Pro Musica Youth Chorus, $3,000
  • Spectrum Choral Society, $2,350
  • Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest, $3,000
  • Unity Temple Restoration Foundation, $3,000

Palos Heights

  • Southwest Symphony Orchestra, $3,000

Park Forest

  • Tall Grass Arts Association, $3,000

Park Ridge

  • Brickton Art Center, $3,000
  • Park Ridge Civic Orchestra, $2,980

Riverside

  • Riverside Arts Center, $2,640

Skokie

  • Chicago Jazz Orchestra Association, $3,000

Wheeling

  • Korean Cultural Center of Chicago, $3,000

Winnetka

  • North Shore Art League, $3,000

DuPage County

Arlington Heights

  • Illinois Art Education Association, $3,000

Downers Grove

  • Sinfonietta Bel Canto, $3,000

Elmhurst

  • Elmhurst Choral Union, $3,000
  • Elmhurst Symphony Assn, $3,000

Glen Ellyn

  • Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Corp, $3,000

Glendale Heights

  • Illinois Theatre Association, $3,000

Hinsdale

  • West Suburban Symphony Society, $3,000

La Grange

  • The Agape Ringers, $2,870

Lisle

  • The Callipygian Players NFP, $3,000

Naperville

  • BrightSide Theatre, $3,000
  • Dong Fang Chinese Performing Arts, $3,000
  • DuPage Symphony, $3,000
  • Senior Suburban Orchestra, $1,320
  • Summer Place Theatre, $1,130

Oak Brook

  • First Folio Theatre, $3,000

Warrenville

  • Warrenville Park District, $3,000

Wheaton

  • The Glen Ellyn/Wheaton Comm Chorale, $3,000

Henry County

Bishop Hill

  • Bishop Hill Heritage Association, $3,000  

Jo Daviess County

Galena

  • Galena Center for the Arts, Inc., $3,000

Kane County

Batavia

  • Batavia Artists Association NFP Inc., $2,370

Elgin

  • Elgin Master Chorale, Inc., $3,000
  • Elgin Theatre Company, Inc., $850
  • Side Street Studio Arts, $3,000

Geneva

  • Illinois Brass Band Association, Inc., $3,000

Saint Charles

  • St. Charles Singers, $3,000

Kankakee County

Bradley

  • Acting Out Theatre Co, $3,000

Kankakee

  • Merchant Street Art Gallery of Artists with Autism, Inc., $3,000

Kendall County

Oswego

  • Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra, $3,000

Knox County

Galesburg

  • Galesburg Civic Art Center, $3,000
  • Galesburg Community Chorus, $3,000
  • Galesburg Symphony Society, $3,000
  • Nova Singers, $3,000

Lake County

Barrington

  • Barrington Dance Ensemble, $3,000

Lake Bluff

  • International Chamber Artists, $3,000

Riverwoods

  • Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods, $3,000

Madison County

Edwardsville

  • Edwardsville Arts Center, $3,000
  • St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts, $2,000

Godfrey

  • Great Rivers Choral Society, Inc., $3,000

Marshall County

Washburn

  • Sun Foundation, $3,000

McHenry County

Crystal Lake

  • Choral-Aires Chorus, $3,000
  • Voices in Harmony Inc, $3,000

McLean County

Bloomington

  • Bloomington Chapter No. 1 of SPEBSQSA, $3,000
  • Heartland Productions, Inc, $3,000
  • McLean County Arts Center, $3,000

Morgan County

Jacksonville

  • Jacksonville Symphony Society, $3,000

Peoria County

Peoria

  • Central Illinois Youth Symphony, $3,000
  • Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, $3,000
  • Cornerstone Academy of Performing Arts, $3,000
  • Heartland Festival Orchestra, $3,000
  • Peoria Ballet Company, $3,000
  • Peoria Players Theatre, $3,000

Rock Island County

Moline

  • Quad City Music Guild, $3,000

Rock Island

  • Genesius Theatre Foundation, $715

Sangamon County

Springfield

  • The Pharmacy Gallery & Art Space, Inc., $3,000
  • Springfield Area Arts Council, $950
  • Springfield Choral Society, $3,000

Schuyler County

Rushville

  • The Hub-Arts and Cultural Center, $3,000

St Clair County

Belleville

  • Philharmonic Society of Belleville, $3,000

Tazewell County

East Peoria

  • Eastlight Theatre, $3,000  

Vermilion County

Danville

  • The Danville Art League, $3,000

Will County

Lockport

  • Kokandy Productions, $3,000

Naperville

  • Bharatam Academy of Dance Arts, $3,000

New Lenox

  • Curtain Call Community Theatre, $3,000

Winnebago County

Rockford

  • Mendelssohn Club, $3,000
  • Rockford Dance Company, $2,800

 

Arts Midwest CARES Act Emergency Relief Grants

Bureau County

Princeton

  • Princeton Theatre Group, $3,000

Champaign County

Champaign

  • 40 North/88 West, Inc., $3,000

Cook County

Berwyn

  • 16th Street Theater, NFP, The, $739

Chicago

  • African American Arts Alliance, $3,000
  • Classical Kids Music Education, $3,000
  • Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago, $3,000
  • NAJWA Dance Corps, $3,000
  • Project Danztheatre Company, $3,000
  • Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, $3,000
  • Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, $3,000
  • The Dance COLEctive, $3,000
  • Woman Made, $3,000

Glenview

  • Northwest Center Traditional Polish Folk Dancers DBA Polonia, $3,000

Maywood

  • Gateway to Music and Arts, $3,000

Rolling Meadows

  • Chicago Korean Dance Company, $3,000

DuPage County

Addison

  • Orion Chamber Ensemble, $3,000

Iroquois County

Watseka

  • Sugar Creek Opera Ltd (formerly Sugar Creek Symphony & Song), $3,000

Jackson County

Carbondale

  • Carbondale Community Arts, $3,000

Kane County

Elgin

  • Children's Theatre of Elgin, $3,000

St. Charles

  • Fox Valley Concert Band of St Charles, $3,000

Kankakee County

Kankakee

  • Kankakee Valley Theatre Association, $3,000

Knox County

Galesburg

  • Prairie Players Civic Theatre, $3,000

Peoria County

Peoria

  • ArtsPartners of Central Illinois, $3,000
  • Peoria Area Civic Chorale, $3,000

Rock Island County

Moline

  • Playcrafters Inc, $3,000

Sangamon County

Springfield

  • Springfield Ballet Company, $3,000

Stephenson County

Freeport

  • Freeport Arts Center, $3,000

Vermilion County

Danville

  • Danville Light Opera Company, Inc., $3,000

Williamson County

Marion

  • Little Egypt Arts Association., Inc., $3,000

Winnebago County

Rockford

  • Artists' Ensemble Theater, $3,000