Over the years, we have partnered with almost eighty nonprofit organizations, art groups, museums, university departments, and cultural centers, and we’ve received grants from many foundations and donations from countless individuals who support our mission. We could not have accomplished as much as we have without their assistance.

Foundations & Grants

MacArthur Funds for Arts & Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

Morrison Family Foundation

Terra Foundation

City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events

Illinois Humanities


Program Partners

Aguijón Theatre, Alianza Americas, Americas Media Initiative, Black Arts Initiative (Northwestern), Black Cinema House, Black World Cinema, Blanc Gallery, Br. David Darst Center, Bronzeville/Black Chicagoan Historical Society, Calles y Sueños-Chicago, Casa Michoacán, Center for East Asian Studies (UChicago), Center for Latin American Studies (UChicago), Center for Southern Asian Studies (UChicago), Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (UChicago), Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture (UChicago), Chicago Careers in the Arts (UChicago), Chicago Cinema Society, Chicago Film Archives, Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, Chicago Underground Film Festival, Community Film Workshop, Community TV Network, Contemporary Arts Council, Contratiempo, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Court Theatre, Department of Cinema Art & Science (Columbia College), DuSable Museum of African American History, Experimental Station, Facets Multi-Media, Film Studies Center (UChicago), Floating Museum, Gwendolyn Brooks Library Reference, Instruction & Outreach Services (Chicago State), Hyde Park Art Center, Hyde Park Jazz Festival, (In)Justice for All Film Festival, Inner City Studies Major Club (Northeastern Illinois U), Institute for Humanities (UIC), Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Kartemquin Films, Media Burn Independent Video Archive, Moving Image Arts Program (UIC), Nightingale Cinema, 96 Acres Project, Oracle Theater, Poetry Magazine, Prison + Neighborhood Arts Project, Pullman State Historic Site, Reel Black Filmmakers, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts (UChicago), Roxaboxen Exhibitions, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana, Smart Museum of Art, South Side Community Art Center, South Side Film Festival, South Side Home Movie Project, Southside Hub of Production, Yollocalli Arts Reach