May 24, 2022

CCC Launches Making History Come Alive through Words

In celebration of its 10th Anniversary, the Chicago Collections Consortium, in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and the Chicago Public Library Harold Washington Library Center is launching an annual poetry award for high school students in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Read More >

April 8, 2022

CCC Releases Organizational Timeline

In recognition of our 10 year anniversary this year, Chicago Collections Consortium proudly shares its history in a digital timeline. Learn about CCC's founding, its growth through the years, and its incredible members. Read More >

March 3, 2022

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Declares March 3, 2022 Chicago Collections Day

In celebration of 10 years of preserving and sharing the history and culture of Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot declares Thursday, March 3, 2022 Chicago Collections Day. Read More >

March 3, 2022

A Glimpse Back at Chicago's Communities and Neighborhoods

A Glimpse Back at Chicago's Communities and Neighborhoods digital exhibit is created in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Chicago Collections Consortium (CCC). Since the city's founding, Chicagoans have formed connections with their neighbors based on cultural traditions, common experiences… Read More >

December 8, 2021

Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation

The board of the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation has approved a 2-year grant totaling $50,000 to Chicago Collections Consortium (CCC). The grant will support general operations and acknowledges CCC’s participation on the Broadening Narratives advisory group. CCC, along with the College of C… Read More >

October 1, 2021

CCC Receives MacArthur-Driehaus Arts & Culture Grant

Chicago Collections Consortium is proud to have received an award of $32,000.00 through the MacArthur-Driehaus Arts & Culture Grant Program. The award provides operational support and will help CCC to continue its efforts to share Chicago's history freely and openly while promoting its member organi… Read More >