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 2015 (the most recent period for which this information is otherwise publicly available):

16th Street Theater

A Red Orchid Theatre

About Face Theatre

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation

Arts & Business Council of Chicago

Arts Alliance Illinois

Asian Improv Arts Midwest 

Audience Architects

Blair Thomas & Company

Cambodian Association of Illinois

Chicago Artists' Coalition

Chicago Dance Crash

Chicago International Film Festival, Inc.

The Chicago Moving Company

Chicago Public Art Group

Chicago Sinfonietta

Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Civic Orchestra of Chicago

City Lit Theatre Company

Columbia College/Dance Center of Columbia College

Court Theatre Fund 

Cultural Data Project

Curious Theatre Branch

Dance Notation Bureau, Inc.

DanceWorks Chicago

Dova, Inc./Doug Varone and Dancers

DuSable Museum of African American History

eta Creative Arts Foundation

Filament Theatre

Friends of Flutes Foundation

Gift Theatre Company

Gilloury Institute/Silk Road Rising

Grant Park Orchestral Association/Grant Park Music Festival

Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago

Henry Street Settlement/Abrons Arts Center

Hyde Park Art Center

The Hypocrites

International Music Foundation, Inc.

INTUIT:  The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

Jazz Institute of Chicago

Joffrey Ballet of Chicago

Kalapriya Foundation Center for Indian Performing Art Inc.

Lawyers for the Creative Arts

League of Chicago Theaters Foundation

Lifeline Productions, Inc./Lifeline Theatre

Links Hall

Lira Ensemble

Lookingglass Theatre Company

Lucky Plush Productions

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company

Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago

Museum of Contemporary Art

Music of the Baroque

National Museum of Mexican Art

Natya Dance Theatre


Next Theatre Company

Northwest Indiana Symphony Society

Old Town School of Folk Music


Oracle Productions

The Paper Machete

Pivot Arts

Raven Theatre Company

Redmoon Theater

Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble

River North Dance Company

South Shore Arts Inc

South Side Community Art Center

Strawdog Theatre Company

Teatro Vista…Theater with a View

Theater Oobleck


TimeLine Theatre Company

Victory Gardens Theater

Window to the World Communications Inc.

Zephyr Dance Ensemble