Celebrating 10 years of INgenuity

 

Our virtual 10th anniversary event, Ingenuity@10: Igniting Equity in Arts Education, celebrates 10 years of arts education progress in Chicago Public Schools!

Watch Ingenuity@10 to see highlights of CPS students’ extraordinary artistic achievements, and hear world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo MaChicago Mayor Lori E. LightfootCPS Chief Executive Officer Dr. Janice Jackson, and other special guests discuss the power and importance of arts education in our public schools.

This virtual event pays tribute to the resilient 1,400 CPS arts teachers and 600 active arts organizations we serve, and ignite equity in arts education for the 340,000 CPS students and 642 schools we collectively impact each year.

How to watch

The video starts with a pre-show that recognizes event donors, and Ingenuity Board and staff. The full program begins at the15:00 timestamp in the progress bar. We hope you enjoy!

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Ignite Equity: SUPPORT ARTS ED TODAY!

Support from this event will advance Ingenuity’s mission of ensuring that every student, in every grade, in every school has access to the arts as part of a well-rounded education throughout Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Following a challenging year, arts education is helping our city’s children and youth reconnect with their peers, teachers and communities, and collectively heal.

Show your support for arts education in CPS by making a gift. Every dollar will be matched up to $10K by our generous partners at Better.

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Honorary Co-Chairs

Steve and Nancy Crown

Steve SolomoN

Susie Kiphart

DAVID VITALE

Special thanks to our Sponsors

VISIONARIES*

 

MARGOT & THOMAS PRITZKER FOUNDATION

Investors*

Nancy and Steve Crown and The Crown Family

 

 

Jim & Kay Mabie

Advocates*

LEADERS*

  • Anna and Greg Brown
  • Jim and Karen Frank
  • Ellen and Paul Gignilliat
  • Julian Family Foundation
  • Mary Ittelson
  • Alexandra and John Nichols
  • Elaine and Richard Tinberg
  • Marilyn and David Vitale

Partners

  • Rita and John Canning
  • Janet and Craig Duchossois
  • David Gordon
  • Deepa Gupta and Pete Byer
  • Gail and Tom Hodges
  • J. Thomas Hurvis and Ann Andersen
  • Cathy and Bill Osborn
  • Savi Pai and Howard Randell
  • Carol Prins and John Hart
  • Robin and Steve Solomon
  • Jackie and Glenn Tilton

COLLABORATORS

  • Karim Ahamed
  • Susan D. Bowey
  • Elizabeth Graettinger Cole
  • Darcy L. Evon and David Hiller
  • Francia E. Harrington and Vernon Broders
  • Mellody Hobson
  • Caroline and Charlie Huebner
  • Welz Kauffman and Jon Teeuwissen
  • K&L Gates LLP
  • Krueck Sexton Partners
  • Julie and Paul Sznewajs
  • Thompson Family Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation
  • Joyce Winnecke and George Houlihan

Friends

  • Anonymous
  • Suzette and Allan Bulley III
  • Rick and Dee Dee Chesley
  • Chicago Bulls
  • Lester N. Coney
  • Marilynn and Ronald Grais
  • Anne and Vincent Kelly
  • Zach & Anne Lazar
  • John W. Madigan
  • Shirley and Walter Massey
  • Robert R. McCormick Foundation
  • Alice and John Sabl
  • Liz Stiffel
  • Linda and Robert Sullivan

Event Gifts

  • Julie Andrianopoli
  • JC Aevaliotis
  • Heather Anichini
  • Michael J. Atler
  • Donald Bailey
  • Frank Baiocchi
  • Susanne Baker
  • Katherine Baldwin
  • Marilyn & Brit Bartter
  • Ray Boyer
  • Bridget Brennan
  • Joan and Bill Brodsky
  • JoAnne Chittick
  • Emily Cibelli
  • Kimberly Dowdell
  • The Foster Walsh Family
  • Jennifer Friedes
  • Jane Gately
  • Sue-Gray Goller
  • Marcy and David Gookin
  • Krystal Grover-Webb
  • Breana Hernandez & Dante Valenzuela Rivas
  • Vicky and Juan Hernandez
  • Julia Hinojosa
  • Mark Ishaug
  • Marian and Jeff Jacobson
  • Trent Johnson
  • Anedra Kerr
  • Scott Klapperich and Christopher Chantson
  • Cynthia Levin
  • Bill Loumpouridis
  • Leslie Luning
  • Jewel Malone
  • Desiree Moore
  • Trevor Nicholas
  • Christopher Olofson
  • Laura Olsavsky
  • Janet and Rodger Owen
  • Lynne Pace Green
  • Chloe Patton
  • Lindsay and Patrick Payne
  • Laurie and Mike Petersen
  • Bronwyn Poole
  • Barbara Radner
  • Jackie Rodgers
  • Margaret and Eric Scheyer
  • Elizabeth and Jeffrey Sharp
  • Sydney Sidwell
  • Shawn Smith
  • Carrie Spitler
  • Chris Steadley
  • Marcia Sutter
  • Jennifer Trenta
  • Christy Uchida
  • Edward and Nicole Upton
  • Sadia Uqaili
  • Joanne Vena and Rick Graham
  • Jennifer Warden
  • Jon Weber
  • Mary Woolever
  • Susan and Kevin Wyatt

*10th Anniversary Committee

This page was updated June 7, 2021 at 12 p.m. CST

 

2021 SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Become a sponsor to advance Ingenuity’s mission of ensuring that every student, in every grade, in every school has access to the arts as part of a well-rounded education throughout Chicago Public Schools.

  • VISIONARY - $50,000
    • Premier logo or listing placement on event website (with link to sponsor company website), Ingenuity website, and all event materials
    • Two dedicated social media posts acknowledging the company’s support of  event
    • Listed as member of the Anniversary Committee
    • Verbal recognition as a sponsor during the program
    • Option to provide company advertisement on screen during the pre-roll (30-40 seconds, provided by sponsor)
  • INVESTOR - $25,000
    • Prime logo or listing placement on event website (with link to sponsor company website), Ingenuity website, and all event materials
    • One dedicated social media post acknowledging the company’s support of event
    • Listed as member of the Anniversary Committee
    • Verbal recognition as a sponsor during the program
    • Option to provide company advertisement on screen during the pre-roll (30-40 seconds, provided by sponsor)
  • ADVOCATE - $15,000
    • Prominent logo or listing placement on event website (with link to sponsor company website), Ingenuity website, and all event materials
    • One dedicated social media post acknowledging the company’s support of event
    • Listed as member of the Anniversary Committee
    • Verbal recognition as a sponsor during the program
  • LEADER - $10,000
    • Prominent logo or listing placement on event website (with link to sponsor company website), Ingenuity website, and all event materials
    • Listed as member of the Anniversary Committee
  • PARTNER - $5,000
    • Logo or listing placement on event website, Ingenuity website, and all event materials
    • Logo inclusion during event pre-roll and post-roll
    • Name listing in Ingenuity’s annual donor lists
  • COLLABORATOR - $2,500
    • Listing inclusion during event pre-roll and post-roll
    • Name listing in Ingenuity’s annual donor lists
  • FRIEND - $1,000
    • Name listing in Ingenuity’s annual donor lists

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