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CONEY Family Fund

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Click arrow to read Press Release: Chicago Artists Coalition announces the Coney Family Fund will award $10,000 in 2021

The Coney Family Fund annually awards two unrestricted grants of $5,000 to outstanding visual artists in the city of Chicago who identify as Black or African-American. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to a sustainable studio practice and artistic career development.

This grant is made possible by the generosity of our sponsors Chanel Coney. Launched in 2017, the award recognizes the Coney Family and Chicago Artists Coalition's mutual commitment to supporting a more inclusive arts community and creative economy in Chicago.

About the Coney Family

The Coney Family Fund Award is also stewarded by Chanel Coney. Chanel is the Director of Marketing for Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners, LLC and the board chair of Congo Square Theater. Chanel has a personal background in theater performance, and past board member of Chicago Artists Coalition.

CONEY Family Fund is currently closed. Information left on this page is only for reference.

2021 Jury

  • Veronica Nicole Stein
  • Sheridan Tucker Anderson

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