The Illinois Humanities Community Grants program is back up and running after two cycles of hiatus. Their categories for grants are: planning, strategy and evaluation grants (Vision, up to $2,000); project grants (Action, up to $4,000); and partnership and collaboration initiatives (Multiplier, up to $15,000). Learn more about each category and apply by September 15th here.Illinois Humanities pays special attention to project ideas that explore more innovative program formats, that try to attract new audiences, and that explore new tools such as digital platforms. There is a lot of exciting and provocative work happening in Illinois in the arts, culture, and humanities arenas, and they are seeking proposals that help groups take risks and try out new things to grow programmatically and organizationally.
Monday, July 31, 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
CPS will be hosting its 2nd annual Back to School Bash for Network 9 on Tuesday, August 22nd from 2pm-5pm at the DuSable Campus (4934 S. Wabash).
There will be free school supplies, food, information, and FUN (DJ, games, & raffles)!
Click here for the flyer.
Last year many community organizations took advantage of the opportunity to talk with families and distribute brochures and flyers about the various services and programs that they offer families and students. If your community organization would like to reserve a table in the Back to School Bash for Network 9, please complete the Google form at this link:
On Thursday, July 27th, Parent University-Bronzeville will host a Side-by-Side Summer Learning Camp for families at Dyett HS for the Arts (555 E. 51st) from 10am-12pm. The event will include a robotics competition, media coverage, and free refreshments for everyone.
Children and parents are encouraged to attend!
Click here to see the flyer.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Museums in the Parks -- a coalition of Chicago museums located on Chicago Park District property -- has put together this list of museums that will be open to CPS students this summer free of charge.