- Illinois Arts Council
- James R. Thompson Center, 100 West Randolph, Suite 10-500
- Chicago, IL 60601
- Phone: (312) 814-6750
- Fax: (312) 814-1471
- TDD: (888) 261-7957
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Funds are available through this Illinois Arts Council program for artist residencies lasting from one week to eight months. Artists are selected from a roster (available on-line) and include the following: individual dancer, folk artist, musician, theater artist, visual artist, or writer. There is also and option for an interdisciplinary residency involving two or three individual artists in different disciplines; or a dance, music or theater company.
Who is Eligible
This program provides support to primary and secondary educational institutions, community colleges, and local arts and community organizations. Applicants must have been in active service to the public for at least a year prior to the application
Each Illinois Arts Council grant program has specific matching grant requirements.
Availability of Funds
Funding for the FY 2007: $12 million.
How Funds are to be used
Funds may be requested for a portion of the artist’s stipend, supplies, guest artists, and documentation fees.
Types of Assistance
Grants, Artist in residence