ACRE would not be possible without our dedicated volunteers and artists that contribute to the ACRE community. As we continue to strengthen our commitment to emerging artists, donations from sponsors and donors support our ongoing residency program, as well as our work with artists in Chicago. 

ACRE is supported in part by the following organizations: 

The National Endowment for the Arts
The Illinois Arts Council Agency
City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
The Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Arts Work Fund
Sustainable Arts Foundation 


Additional Sponsors: 

Field and Florist
Intelligentsia Coffee
Marz Brewing
Pipeworks Brewing Co. 

ACRE (Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions Project) is a federally recognized 501(c)3 tax exempt organization. All donations made to ACRE are tax-deductible.