Corporate, Foundation, and Government Partners and Donors

January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017

Old Town School of Folk Music is grateful to its generous donors and their dedicated commitment to the School and its work. Their contributions support youth outreach programs that reach thousands of children throughout Chicago, underwrite a generous financial aid program that removes barriers of participation for students of all ages, and also ensure that our concert tickets are affordable (or free) and available to everyone. The following donors have supported Old Town School of Folk Music at the level of $1,000+ during January 1 - December 31, 2017

Premier Partners

  • City of Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
  • Don McLellan and Martina Keller
  • European Union
  • MacArthur Foundation
  • Navy Pier
  • Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
  • Polk Brothers Foundation
  • The Joyce Foundation

Champion Partners

  • Alphawood Foundation Chicago
  • Anonymous
  • The Crown Family
  • Hickory Street Capital
  • Kenneth and Barbara Kaufman
  • Magellan Corporation
  • Gary and Laura Maurer
  • John Shea

Corporate and Foundation Donors

  • Alexander Foundation
  • Alphawood Foundation
  • Always There Dental Care, Dr. Scott Stiffle
  • Andrew Family Foundation
  • Anonymous Foundation
  • Architectural Artifacts, Inc.
  • Baird
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • The Bastian Family Charitable Foundation
  • The Boeing Company
  • Charles Jacob Foundation
  • The Chicago Community Trust
  • Chicago Fund for Safe & Graceful Communities
  • Chicago Tribune Foundation
  • Colombian Fest
  • ComEd
  • Consulate General of Argentina in Chicago
  • The Crown Family
  • D'Addario Music Foundation
  • Delegation of the European Union
  • Deupree Family Foundation
  • Edward & Rose Donnell Foundation
  • The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust
  • European Union
  • Eye on India
  • The Field Foundation
  • Gold Tone Music Group
  • The Harper Family Foundation
  • Hickory Street Capital
  • Hoellen Family Foundation
  • Illinois Arts Council Agency
  • An IncentOvate Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
  • Iowa Pacific Holdings
  • The Irving Harris Foundation
  • James G. Hart Foundation
  • The James Huntington Foundation
  • Jentes Family Foundation
  • The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Lader Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland
  • Lakshmi Foundation
  • Laurence E. Herman Family Foundation
  • The Libra Foundation
  • Magellan Corporation
  • Margaret A. Cargill Foundation
  • Martin and Mary Boyer Foundation
  • The Martin Guitar Charitable Foundation
  • Mead Witter Foundation, Inc.
  • Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Navy Pier, Inc.
  • Negaunee Foundation
  • The Northern Trust Company
  • The Oppenheimer Family Foundation
  • Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
  • Pearsall Family Foundation
  • Plante Moran
  • Polk Bros. Foundation
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC
  • Pritzker Foundation
  • Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation
  • Ravinia Capital
  • Remo, Inc.
  • Robert Houde & Simple Farmer Wines
  • Rubens Family Foundation
  • Samuel Weinstein Family Foundation
  • Seman Violins
  • Steans Family Foundation
  • T. Rowe Price Foundation, Inc.
  • Uncommon Ground, Jeff Buckley Tribute
  • William Harris Investors, Inc.

Media Support

  • CHIRP Radio 107.1FM
  • CIMMFEST
  • Irish American News
  • WDCB 90.5FM
  • WFMT 98.7FM
  • WBEZ 91.5FM
  • WHPK 88.5FM
  • WLUP 97.9FM
  • WNUR 89.3FM
  • WTTW-TV 11
  • WXRT93.1FM