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Current Donors


Arts Work Fund of the Chicago Community Trust
Illinois Arts Council
Driehaus Foundation

$5,000 – $9,000

Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation

$2,500 – $4,999

City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

$1,000 – $2,499

Cliffdwellers Arts Foundation
Judith Prescott
Don Schoenfeld

$500 – $999

Jim Adair
Joel and Carol Honigberg Foundation
Hazel Chicago
Marilyn He
John O’Louglin
Tony Scott-Green
George Thirivathukal
Randall West

$250 – $499

Beth Bradfish
Joseph Buchheit
Patrick Cummings
Alain Despace
Brandon Harrington
Eva Labowicz
Rosemarie Lizarraga
Patricia Morehead
Michael Patrizio
Daniel Rest

$100 – $249

Debra Dobbs
Ward Ferris
Ian Hobgood
Valerie A Hollaender
Marissa Ingley
Summer Kee
Robert Marshall
John Mrsovic
Charles Paris
Lucy Park
William Jason Raynovich
Ken and Jane Schaefer
David Scherer
Benjamin Taylor

$50 – $99

Deanne Borden
William Bradley
Dan and Erica Chandler
Andrea DiOrio
Susan Doig
Bob Falwell
Dan Goodman
Nancy Hughes
Jason Jenrich
Melissa Rice
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