Areas of Interest

Important Notice:
For the June 1, 2017 application deadline for Chicago Arts & Culture and Environment grants, Prince Charitable Trusts will only accept proposals from organizations that received funding in 2016.

ARTS AND CULTURE

The Trusts support the core mission of arts organizations through:

Learn moreThe Prince Arts Program

A program for arts organizations with budgets over $2,000,000

  • General operating support grants
  • Project grants to strengthen organizational capacity
  • The Prince Prize for Commissioning Original Work
  • Capital grants

Only groups with annual budgets over $2,000,000 will be eligible for direct funding from Prince Charitable Trusts. Organizations with budgets between $500,000 and $2,000,000 may apply to the MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at Prince.

Learn moreThe MacArthur Fund for
Arts and Culture at Prince

A program for mid-size arts organizations with budgets between $500,000 – $2,000,000

  • General operating support grants

Learn moreENVIRONMENT

The Trusts support programs that:

  • Preserve and enhance open spaces in the city

Learn moreHEALTH

The Trusts provide:

  • Support for projects that improve morale among health care providers in hospitals and community-based medical settings

    Priority will be given to projects resulting in better health outcomes for low-income children and youth.


Learn moreYOUTH

The Trusts support agencies and projects working to:

  • Provide sports-based youth development programs
  • End youth homelessness

Learn moreSERVICE TO THE FIELD

The Trusts make a limited number of grants to organizations that:

  • Support the field of philanthropy or the Trusts’ areas of interest

    Note: This is an invitation-only category. We regret that we cannot accept unsolicited proposals.