As a 501(c)3 nonprofit, Barrel of Monkeys relies on the generous support of many individuals, foundations, corporations, and government entities. To become a supporter, please click here.

Barrel of Monkeys is supported by:

  • Alphawood Foundation Chicago
  • Allscripts
  • Anonymous
  • Arts Work Fund
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Capricon
  • The Chicago Community Trust
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
  • Constellation Brands
  • The Creative Schools Fund
  • The Crown Family
  • Dr. Scholl Foundation
  • Gochnauer Family Foundation
  • The Illinois Arts Council, a state agency
  • The MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
  • The Mardi Gras Fund
  • The Maurice R. and Meta G. Gross Foundation, John D. Marshall and Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustees
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Peoples Gas
  • Punchkick Interactive
  • The Polk Bros Foundation
  • The Robert and Isabelle Bass Foundation Inc.
  • The Saints
  • The Seabury Foundation
  • The Spencer Foundation
  • Topfer Family Foundation
  • Wintrust Financial
  • Wrigley
  • and hundreds of individuals just like you!
Thank you to Bob’s Discount Furniture for their support!

Illinois Arts Council
CityArts Grants

“The most important thing that I learn was writing is full of magic. The best thing you will like about the barrel of monkey is having a world of imagination.”

–Daniel, Lorca Elementary