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.

Total Programs


Total Raised


Total Donors



General Support

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

Funded: $630,350

Donors: 195

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schaumburg choral program
Schaumburg Choral Program

A growing program featuring singers from grades 3 through college.

Funded: $1,975

Donors: 21

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schaumburg dance ensemble nutcracker
Schaumburg Nutcracker

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

Funded: $5,775

Donors: 97

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Schaumburg Summer Theatre

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

Funded: $1,600

Donors: 3

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schaumburg youth orchestra
Schaumburg Youth Orchestra

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

Funded: $7,550

Donors: 129

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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: $575

Donors: 7

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2019 2020 season schaumburg arts
Season of Entertainment

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

Funded: $20,625

Donors: 16

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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: $1,025

Donors: 3

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