Dedicated to improving the community where it is located, Cinespace Chicago Film Studios sets aside funds with the intent of supporting events that inspire and connect people in our communities to dream about the possibilities for future generations. We fund events that align with our geographic focus and funding priorities.

The maximum amount of sponsorship is $2,500.00. Requested amounts may be reduced at the discretion of the Board of Directors. Sponsorship applications must be received 90 days before the event.

The geographic focus of Cinespace Chicago Film Studio’s grant-making program is intended to provide support to 501(C)(3) nonprofit organizations that provide services to traditionally underserved communities. Organizations serving residents living on the West and South side of Chicago are a priority. The Cinespace Board of Directors reserves the right to approve grants in other locations at its discretion.

Priorities are given to organizations with an emphasis on programs for children, youth and young adults and align with the following areas:

•    Education
•    Workforce Development
•    Health Care especially cancer care
•    Special Needs
•    Non-Profit Hellenic Organizations
•    Non-Profit Film Organizations

Legal Name of the Organization:

Address of the Organization include (street, city and zip code):

Is Your Organization a Registered 501(c)(3) in Illinois?

Employer Identification Number (EIN #):

Did your organization receive a sponsorship award from Cinespace/CineCares Foundation/Stage18 in 2018? (Cinespace Chicago Film Studio’s may not fund organization requests for consecutive years.)

If yes, please indicate level of support in dollars: $

Name of Primary Contact:

Telephone Number:

Email address:

Organization Description: (This information helps us understand what your organization does, who it serves, how it serves and how it meets the needs of the community) Organization Mission Statement:

Describe your organization (500 words or less):

Date of the Event:

Event Narrative (500 words or less):

Event Stewardship

If this sponsorship amount request is awarded, indicate the ways by which Cinespace/CineCares/Stage18 will be acknowledged for its contribution.

If 'Other', please describe:

Please provide the date that you will you need Cinespace/CineCares Foundation/Stage18 logo?

Please direct all questions regarding this application to the following email: changinglives@chicagofilmstudios.com