CAC is a non-profit organization that supports contemporary Chicago artists and curators by offering residency programs, exhibitions, professional development, and resources that enable them to live, work and thrive in the city



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Invest in the next generation of Chicago artists and curators

Our supporters make a vital difference by helping CAC offer programs that enable artists and curators to live, work, and thrive in Chicago.

Our supporters understand the value of art in all of our lives and make generous contributions to support emerging Chicago artists. We are grateful to the individuals and institutions who help fund our vision and programming at Chicago Artists Coalition.

Supporters of CAC are critical to the success and growth of our organization. Through the generosity of our supporters, CAC helps to create a vibrant and sustainable arts community in Chicago. Join us in thanking our Major Donors.

*MAKING SPACE Campaign Donor

$250,000 +

The Joyce Foundation

$100,000 +

MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at Prince Charitable Trusts

Maggie and Jeffrey Shapack*

$50,000 +

Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation

$10,000 +

Alphawood Foundation

Arts Work Fund

Chicago Community Trust

Coleman Foundation

Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation

Pam and Terry Dowd*

The Gettys Group

Nancy Herring and John Balfe*

Illinois Arts Council Agency

Sondra and Tony Karman*

Sabina Ott*

Shawna and Jay Owen

Carmelita Tiu*

Transwestern Consulting Group*


$5,000 - $9,999

Karim Ahamed

Beth and Bruce Boyd*

Suzette Bross Bulley

Butler Family Foundation

Jessica and Timothy Canning

Lisa Cavanaugh and Lynn Weise*

Macol Stewart Cerda and Jose Cerda III*

Chartwell Insurance Services*

Les Coney & the Coney Family



Katherine Groniger and Molly Meyer*

Horwood, Marcus & Burke

Catherine Hickey*

Karen Jones*

Susan and Doug Lyons*

Gary Metzner and Scott Johnson*

School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Elissa Tennny*

Tricia Van Eck*


$1,000 - $4,999


Nancy and Tim Anderson*

Berg Management

Lester Beste*

Deeper by Design

Patricia Martin-DeMent and Bruce DeMent*

Dirk Denison

Joe Dwyer*

EXPO Chicago

Robin L Gallardi*

Joe Gallitano*

David Gonzalez

De & Paul Gray

Myra Greene*

Sandra and Jack Guthman*

James Hechtman

Brooke Hummer and Grove Mower*

Deone Jackman*

Kasia Kay*

Dietrich Klevorn

Maggie and Mike Meiners*

Caroline and Eric Older*

O'Meara Law LLC

Patrice Perkins*

Sandra Perlow*

Erik Peterson*

Lauren and Chris Peterson*

Biff Ruttenberg

Darryll Schiff*

Edward Souder

Irving Stenn, Jr

Hunt Tackbary

Linda Usher*

Donna Van Eekeren*

In-Kind Donations

Carmel Creative

Chicago Gallery News



CMM Framing

Cream Wine Co.

EXPO Chicago

Goose Island Brewery

Susan Aurinko Mostow & Gary Mostow

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Terry Dowd, Inc

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