Polk Bros. Foundation Blog

November 3, 2021

Polk Bros. Foundation welcomes Kayla Eldridge as executive assistant

Polk Bros. Foundation welcomes Kayla Eldridge as executive assistant Polk Bros. Foundation recently welcomed Kayla Eldridge to its team as executive assistant. In this role, she […]
February 18, 2020

Take Five with Cesar Maldonado of Mariachi Heritage Foundation

Take Five with Cesar Maldonado of Mariachi Heritage Foundation Take Five is an interview series that highlights Polk Bros. Foundation grantees who are taking impressive actions […]
April 1, 2019

Thirty years later, we remain focused on Chicago’s future

Thirty years later, we remain focused on Chicago’s future By Gillian Darlow, Polk Bros. Foundation CEO In early 1989, Polk Bros. Foundation’s Board of Directors convened […]
October 15, 2014

Spotlight on building arts partnerships to inspire learning

Spotlight on building arts partnerships to inspire learning In 1994, Polk Bros. Foundation issued a Request for Proposals that announced, “The Foundation seeks proposals for educational […]
July 7, 2014

Spotlight on citywide collaboratives to expand arts education

Spotlight on citywide collaboratives to expand arts education Since its beginning, Polk Bros. Foundation has placed a high priority on making the arts accessible to Chicago […]