Arts Grantees

Alphawood Foundation funds organizations that operate with a clear mission and demonstrate both artistic and managerial effectiveness.


Alphawood Arts Grantees from fiscal year 2017 (the most recent period for which this information is otherwise publicly available):

16th Street Theater

A Red Orchid Theatre

About Face Theatre

Arts & Business Council of Chicago

Arts Alliance Illinois

Asian Improv Arts Midwest 

Audience Architects

Bach + Beethoven Experience

Blair Thomas & Company

Chicago Artists' Coalition

Chicago Dance Crash

The Chicago Moving Company

Chicago Public Art Group

Chicago Sinfonietta

Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Civic Orchestra of Chicago

City Lit Theatre Company

Congo Square Theatre Company

Dance Center of Columbia College

DanceWorks Chicago

Dova, Inc./Doug Varone and Dancers

DuSable Museum of African American History

Fifth House Ensemble

Filament Theatre

Gift Theatre Company

Gilloury Institute/Silk Road Rising

Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago

Hyde Park Art Center

The Hypocrites

INTUIT:  The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

Jazz Institute of Chicago

Joel Hall Dancers and Center

Joffrey Ballet of Chicago

Lawyers for the Creative Arts

League of Chicago Theaters Foundation

Lifeline Productions, Inc./Lifeline Theatre

Links Hall

Lookingglass Theatre Company

Lucky Plush Productions

Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago

Museum of Contemporary Art

Music of the Baroque

National Cambodian Heritage Museum & Killing Fields Memorial

National Museum of Mexican Art

Natya Dance Theatre


Northwest Indiana Symphony Society

Old Town School of Folk Music

OPEN Center for the Arts


Oracle Productions

The Paper Machete

Pivot Arts

Pride Films and Plays

Raven Theatre Company

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble

South Shore Arts Inc

South Side Community Art Center

Strawdog Theatre Company

Teatro Vista…Theater with a View

Theater Oobleck

Third Coast Percussion


TimeLine Theatre Company

Victory Gardens Theater

Visceral Dance Chicago

Zephyr Dance Ensemble