MacArthur Foundation Boosts Support for Chicago Arts Groups, Creates International Connections Fund
Philanthropy News Digest, 3/1/2008

"The Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has announced that it is increasing the number of Chicago-area arts and culture organizations it supports and is creating a fund to help its Chicago grantees expand their international connections." Its new $1 million International Connections Fund will help existing grantees in the Chicago area "to send staff to international conferences, establish partnerships with organizations in other countries, and/or perform outside the United States."