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Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation is a private independent foundation. Its principal focus is to support the arts and cultural organizations. Organizations supported include, but are not limited to, musical performance organizations, theater and dance companies, historical societies and museums. The overall grant making focus of the foundation is on artistic achievement in presentation or performance rather than education enrichment or outreach.


Established in 1985 in IL - The foundation was established by Elizabeth F. Cheney shortly before her death in 1985. Miss Cheney, a life-long resident of the Chicago, IL, area, was particularly interested in artistic, cultural, and educational organizations, and she supported many such institutions during her lifetime


Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation

Independent foundation




120 S Lasalle Street No 1740 Chicago, IL United States 60603

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