Arts, Culture, and Humanities

ILLINOIS HUMANITIES

  • Chicago, IL
  • http://www.ILhumanities.org

Mission Statement

To strengthen society by fueling inquiry and conversation about the ideas and works that shape our culture.

Main Programs

  1. Education
Service Areas

Self-reported

Illinois

Illinois

ruling year

1985

Principal Officer since 2014

Self-reported

Angel Ysaguirre

Keywords

Self-reported

academics, activities, adult education, African American, architecture, Arts, Asian Studies, award-winning, black history, books, border studies, borders, charity, Chautauqua, Chicago, Chicago history, Chicago humanities festival, Chicago tourism, Civic, contribution, cultural events, cultural programming, cultural resources, cultural Studies, culture, detours, documentary films, dramaturgy, education, education programming, English, enrichment, ethnic studies, ethnicity, exhibits, farming, folk music, foundation, frontier, funding, geography, giving, grants, heritage, higher education, historic preservation, historical, history, humanities, IHC, Illinois, Illinois heritage, Illinois history, Illinois Humanities Council, Illinois labor history, Illinois tourism, Illinois writers, labor unions, Latino, lecture series, leisure and learning, lifelong earning, literature, living history, living history theater, migration, National Endowment for the Humanities, Native-American art, Negro Leagues, NEH, neighborhood, non-profit, Not-for-profit, Odyssey Project, online books, online exhibit, online magazine, operating foundation, oral history, oral tradition, philosophy, planned gift, planned giving, prairie state, presenters, public humanities, quad cities, reading, regional history, road scholars, route 66, rural life, scholars, scholarship local history, Sociology, South Side, Southern Illinois, Southern Illinois University, Southwest, Spanish, speakers' bureau, speaker's bureaus, special events, Springfield, storytelling, Studs Terkel, symposia, teacher seminars, teacher workshops, teachers, teaching, think, underground railroad, United States, universities, University of Chicago, Urban Studies, Vietnam, women composers, women prime ministers, women's issues, Women's Studies

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Also Known As

Illinois Humanities

EIN

37-0971586

 Number

4426390225

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

Humanities Organizations (A70)

Adult, Continuing Education (B60)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Education

All-Consuming: Conversations on Oil and Water, The Public Square, Cafe Society, Civic Cinema, The Odyssey Project, the Illinois Road Scholars speakers bureau, Literature & Medicine, Justice Talking, the Meaning of Service, Museum on Main Street, Velosophie, the Illinois Music Heritage Project, and the Studs Terkel Humanities Service Award. We also have a grants program that supports various humanities projects and organizations through Illinois.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$1,805,772.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Illinois

Illinois

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Financials

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ILLINOIS HUMANITIES COUNCIL
Fiscal year: Nov 01-Oct 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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ILLINOIS HUMANITIES

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Angel Ysaguirre

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"Illinois Humanities' mission is to strengthen society by fueling inquiry and conversation about the ideas and works that shape our culture. "

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Roger L. Taylor

Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Of Counsel

Term: July 2016 - July 2018

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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