Voice of the City
Building community through making art and teaching art.

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The Alliance

Support & Recognition
Voice of the City could not function without the generous support of many public and private institutions. We are so grateful to the following organizations for making our work possible:

State of Illinois: Illinois Arts Council grant
Municipal: Department of Cultural Affairs: CityArts Level I grant


AT&T, 20115

Exelon, 2016

SBC (see Honors & Awards)

Target, $1,000.00, 2007

Web Site Support
On Track Marketing Communications, website designer/host, provides in-kind services, matching generous grants awarded by the Arts Work Fund, the Latino Pastoral Action Center (LPAC) and the Young Leaders Fund, for the back end tools for this site. 

Financial Institutions
Liberty Bank
In 2006 – 07 Liberty Bank officers and staff donated over $1,400.00 of personal funds as part of their holiday giving to Voice of the CIty.

Private Support
Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Giving valuable general operating support, the foundation increased its support of Voice of the City this year.  The foundation donated $5,000.00 in 2008, and $3,000.00 in 2007, 2006, 2005.

LISC - Chicago
In 2006 LISC awarded the alliance $15,000.00, and again in 2008 granted $25,000.00 to Voice of the City to launch the Logan Square Chamber of Arts. 

SSCF: The Susan Scherer Charitable Foundation, Inc.
In 2008, the foundation donated $1000.00 to Voice of the City to support its Fine Arts for Kids of Logan Square program.  In 2007, the foundation generously donated $3,000.00 to the organization.  The Susan Scherer Charitable Foundation donated the first foundation grant to Voice of the City (fka aurorARTS alliance) in 2001, a grant of $5,000.00.

Voice of the City has been supported by many faithful individual donors since its inception.
2007 - 2008 donors include: Theadore Michalke, Linda Williams,  Steve Williams, Steve Marciani & Don Widmer,  Adam & Debra Natenshon, Jenna Musselman, Beverly Normand

Fine Arts for Kids Parent Group
Since 2004, the FAKLS Parent Group has organized an annual gala, raising between $1,900.00 to $3,500.00 each year to fund scholarships.

Honors & Awards
In 2004 and 2005, SBC awarded VOTC the “Beyond the Call” Community Award, nominated by Representative Toni Berrios, $5,000.00 earmarked for website development. 

Trust for Public Lands recognized VOTC for working with the Hass Park community to create art murals to brighten the Worldwide Distributor Building as part of the park’s expansion.

Support those who support us
You can reward corporations who care about our community by giving them your business. And let them know you're glad they are helping to keep Voice of the City going!

On Track Marketing Communications
Liberty Bank

designed and operated by On Track Marketing
sponsored in part by:
On Track, Arts Work Fund, Latino Pastoral Action Center (LPAC)
SBC, Young Leaders Fund

Voice of the City is a founding member of the
Logan Square Chamber of Arts