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Added Jan 05 2018

The National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA), 1852 W. 19th St., is one of six IncentOvate grant recipients for 2018. IncentOvate is a DCASE grant program that invests in local nonprofit organizations with creative youth-focused projects that have an annual adjusted income of more than $2 million.

...local organization working to finalize the IncentOvate grant process is the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave. Amanda Hicks, executive director of communications, said, “A strengthened network can help open up multiple...

Although not every local youth arts program will receive direct funding, organizations such as the Chicago Children’s Theater (CCT) at 100 S. Racine Ave. support DCASE’s implementation of the new initiative.

Marwen, an arts teaching organization at 833 N. Orleans St., and After School Matters, 66 E. Randolph St., which develops cultural activities for teens, are two other local entities that will participate in the Year of Creative Youth.

Marwen, an arts teaching organization at 833 N. Orleans St., and After School Matters, 66 E. Randolph St., which develops cultural activities for teens, are two other local entities that will participate in the Year of Creative Youth.

Original article
http://www.gazettechicago.com/index/2018/01/year-of-creative-youth-will-empower-artistic-chicago-students/
Date published
January 5, 2018
    Gazette Chicago " Year of Creative Youth will empower artistic Chicago students
    January 4, 2018 The City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and Mayor Rahm Emanuel have dubbed 2018 the Year of Creative Youth. The City will invest more than $2 million to support artistic work of creative youth, provide performance stipends for City of Chicago festivals and partner events, and fund grants for youth arts organizations.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

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