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Current Donors


Arts Work Fund of the Chicago Community Trust
Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Driehaus Foundation
Illinois Arts Council

Anna C. Walker

$5,000 – $9,000

Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation

$2,500 – $4,999

$1,000 – $2,499

Cliffdwellers Arts Foundation

$500 – $999

Jim Adair
Marilyn He
Tony Scott-Green
George Thirivathukal
Paul Winberg
Randall West

$250 – $499

William Susman

$100 – $249

Katrina Burton
Valerie Hollaender
Marissa Ingley
Veda Maniquis
Carl Rogers
Janet Carl Smith

$50 – $99

Deanne Borden
William Bradley
Dan and Erica Chandler
Patrick Cummings
Andrea DiOrio
Susan Doig
Bob Falwell
Dan Goodman
Nancy Hughes
Jason Jenrich
Eric Kingery
Melissa Rice
Greg Steinke
Alan Waterman

$0 – $49

Julie Degner
Julia Garcia
Jane Heron
Ann and Gordon Howard
David Kawliche
Cal Macklin
Charles Macko
Jesse McQuarters
Janice Mitchell
William Putnam
Carlton Roberts
Carl Rogers
Richard Shepherd
Greg Steinke
Stacey Stern
Janice Webe