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 2018 (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

Black Ensemble Theater

Blair Thomas & Company

Chicago Artists' Coalition

Chicago Dance Crash

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

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater

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

INTUIT:  The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

Jazz Institute of Chicago

Joffrey Ballet of Chicago

Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles

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

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


The Paper Machete

Pivot Arts

Pride Films and Plays

Raven Theatre Company

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble

Shattered Globe Theatre

South Shore Arts Inc

South Side Community Art Center

Steep Theatre

Strawdog Theatre Company

Teatro Vista

Theater Oobleck

Third Coast Percussion


TimeLine Theatre Company

Victory Gardens Theater

Visceral Dance Chicago

Zephyr Dance Ensemble