Company of Folk News

Company of Folk Thanks Funders & Artists


January 1, 2017


Company of Folk would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year for 2017 and to thank those organizations who generously provided financial support for 2016.


Special thanks to the Illinois Arts Council Agency which has provided support for the work of Company of Folk for ten years.  Without their commitment to folk and traditional arts in Illinois and … Read More

Company of Folk Receives $30k Grant From NEA


DATE:  January 1, 2017

CONTACT: Clark “Bucky” Halker 


Company of Folk to Receive $30,000 Grant from The National Endowment for the Arts


Chicago—National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $30,000 to Company of … Read More

Company of Folk Serves as Non-Profit Sponsor for the Film – – Ella Jenkins: We’ll Sing a Song Together


Company of Folk Non-Profit Sponsor of Ella Jenkins: We’ll Sing a Song Together


Company of Folk is proud to serve as 501(c)3 sponsor of Ella Jenkins: We’ll Sing a Song Together. The film is produced and directed by Chicago filmmaker Tim Ferrin and is the first documentary production about the life and work of pioneering children’s artist Ella Jenkins.


Tax-deductible donations in … Read More