Wedeveloping digital projects and products that excite and motivate folks. We help exceed fundraising goals by sharing the stories of non-profits. We build tools to increase productivity and visibility. We raise awareness, funds and spirits by doing good work for good causes.

Case Studies:

A Full Service, One-Stop-Shop

3Arts & 3AP

3Arts is a nonprofit organization that advocates for Chicago’s women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities who work in the performing, teaching, and visual arts.

For over five years, studiothread has been the proud media partner of 3Arts. In addition to designing public-facing website 3arts.org, digitizing the application process for artists and developing the unique 3AP crowd-funding module, studiothread produces videos, designs web content and manages the media component of the annual 3Arts Awards at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

The cultural work being done by 3Arts awardees in classrooms, neighborhoods and institutions brings attention to social issues, celebrates diversity and enriches the city. We're proud to be helping such a dynamic and impactful organization support Chicago artists.

Sharing Stories

LivingWell Cancer Resource Center

LivingWell is a vital component to comprehensive cancer care and stands as a gathering place that provides comfort and community to anyone experiencing the effects of cancer.

In an effort to raise awareness and raise funds, LivingWell has partnered with studiothread to document and tell the—often difficult—stories of families' cancer journeys.

The goal is two-fold: For individuals and families with cancer, we want these videos to help them feel less alone, better informed, more hopeful and empowered. For prospective donors, we hope to inspire them to support the programs and services offered by LivingWell.

Effective Systems & Efficient Workflows

The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

Through their grants, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation seeks to improve the built environment, enhance Chicago through the arts, use investigative reporting to strengthen our democracy and ameliorate the effects of low wages.

The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation partnered with studiothread to breathe life into their aging website. They were locked into an uncomfortable content management system that resulted in laborious workflows for the staff. By developing a communications audit and a strategic plan for information sharing, studiothread built a bridge between the website and existing office workflows.

The innovative solution reduced duplicate entry, extended access to the organization's grants and increasing staff productivity. The site has seen traffic increase over 50% and has become an invaluable resource for other granting organizations.

Let's Connect

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From creativly addressing fundraising objectives to stratgic systems design; upgrading legacy websites to modernizing communications; from video to web and beyond, studiothread loves what we do and are confident that you will too.


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