Making the Arts Accessible to Everyone in the Community

What does the Foundation Support?

The Prairie Center Arts Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, dedicated to the growth and excellence of arts and culture in Schaumburg and its surrounding communities. Your contribution will help support the outreach programs of the Foundation, and the youth programs and season of performing arts at the Al Larson Prairie Center for the Arts.

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Total Raised


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2019 2020 season schaumburg arts
2019-2020 Season of Entertainment

Support for the season of entertainment at the Prairie Center helps keep ticket prices affordable to everyone in the community.

Funded: $14,125

Donors: 9

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schaumburg arts partners
Arts Partners

Outreach program bringing young bilingual students to experience live performing arts and providing curricular support.

Funded: $6,250

Donors: 3

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building steam
Building STEAM

An exciting competition and live auction featuring sculptures created by teams of high school students using parts donated by area manufacturers.

Funded: $6,100

Donors: 3

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general support
General Support

Not sure which program to support? We'll put your dollars to work where they're needed most!

Funded: $13,380

Donors: 97

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schaumburg dance ensemble nutcracker
Schaumburg Dance Ensemble

Student and professional dancers perform the annual production of The Nutcracker Ballet.

Funded: $3,325

Donors: 94

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schaumburg summer theater
Schaumburg Summer Theatre

Annual summer musical production featuring talented high school and college students.

Funded: $1,600

Donors: 3

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schaumburg choral program
Schaumburg Youth Choir

A growing program featuring singers from grades 3 through college.

Funded: $700

Donors: 19

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schaumburg youth orchestra
Schaumburg Youth Orchestra

Award winning youth orchestra with four levels and a chamber program.

Funded: $3,825

Donors: 124

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screen test student fest
Screen Test Student Fest

Annual student film festival and competition for students in grades 5-12.

Funded: $225

Donors: 4

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spirits of the prairie
Spirits of the Prairie

An annual fundraiser featuring tastes of wine, beer, spirits and food, with live entertainment and great raffle prizes.

Funded: $50

Donors: 1

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theatre buddie schaumburg prairie center
Theatre Buddies

Outreach program that brings people in need in the community to experience the transformative power of the arts.

Funded: $3,750

Donors: 2

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young artists assistance program
Young Artists Assistance Program

Outreach program providing tuition assistance for young artists in need to participate in the Schaumburg Youth Orchestra, Choral Program and Dance Ensemble.

Funded: $1,000

Donors: 2

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