September 20, 2009, The Chicago Tribune — By many measures, Chicago 2016's fundraising success, coming during a recession, has been striking. Should Chicago win the race to become host city on Oct. 2, observers debate what such a major effort, raising $35 million a year for the next seven years, will mean to the city's other cultural institutions. They wonder what it will take to sustain such a high level of giving and what the long-term effect will be.
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June 1, 2009, The Chicago Tribune — The 2009 Bank of America Chicago Marathon is already sold-out, but procrastinators can still finagle their way into the October race. And no, we don't mean sneaking onto the course.
May 28, 2009, The Chicago Tribune — You don't have to be a Twillionaire to donate to a charity in the Twittersphere.
May 27, 2009, The Chicago Tribune — Encouraged by the completion of the new Modern Wing and seeking "a comparable dream," the president of the Art Institute of Chicago said Tuesday he wants to build a case for a new effort -- a massive fundraising drive to open the museum to the public for free.
CHICAGO, April 28, 2009, The Chicago Tribune — A union for self-employed women in India, a group that studies sociology in Russia and a Chicago think tank that runs a popular car-sharing service are among the winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation grants for nonprofit organizations.