Several workshops will be held to explain how to write effective proposals, craft budgets, and navigate the online submission for the Propeller Fund. Throughout the year, Propeller Fund offers professional development and networking opportunities to its grantees, including a mentorship and residency program, social gatherings and exhibitions, through its program space at Mana Contemporary Chicago.

Upcoming programs schedule:

May 24, 11:00 – 7 PM: Application workshop and opening of 2012 Propeller awardees exhibition and Mana Studio Residency June 18, 6:00 PM: Information Session at Hyde Park Art Center July 2, 6:00 PM: Information Session at Threewalls June and July: One on one...

Information Sessions

Wednesday June 18, 6 PM Hyde Park Art Center 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Wednesday July 2, 6 PM Threewalls 119 N. Peoria St. #2C

One on one meetings

Have a question about applying? Staff members will be available for one-on-one meetings in June and July, Tuesday – Friday from 11 AM to 5 PM. Meetings must be scheduled at least one week in advance and are subject to availability. Please email

Propeller and Beyond

Ongoing opportunities for Propeller Fund grantees include: Pilot Program at Mana Contemporary Chicago, a one year free studio residency for the incubation of new projects; exhibition programs, socials, and webinar presentations from leading creative organizers at our...