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

* Indicates multi-year support
+ Indicates or includes in-kind support

ACRE is supported in part by the following funders: 

National Endowment for the Arts*
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*
Walder Foundation
Arts Work Fund
Chicago Community Foundation at the recommendation of The Builders Initiative*

Annual Sponsorships: 

Dawoud Bey
Valerie Carberry and Richard Wright
Other People's Pixels*

In-Kind Sponsors: 

Exfolia Botanical *+
Dark Matter Coffee +
Maison Ferrand *+
Lula Cafe *+

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.