From the Illinois Arts Council Agency website:
The Illinois Arts Council Agency serves the people of Illinois through a variety of Grant Programs and Special Initiatives meant to:
- Support Illinois' Arts Sector: Operating and technical support provided to organizations and programs statewide helps keep Illinois’ arts sector vital, vibrant, and accessible to all.
- Advance Arts Education: The arts can be a part of the education of every single child in this state through the programs, services, partnerships, and collaborations of the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
- Foster Creativity and Working Artists: Resources, opportunities, and direct support for the work of individual artists -- the foundation of Illinois' creative environment
For additional information on the grants offered, please visit the Illinois Arts Council website.