Students at Westcott Elementary School listen as Chance The Rapper announces he's donating $1 million to Chicago Public Schools on Monday, March 6, 2017. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

Chance the Rapper said Friday that he’s setting up an arts and literature fund to help Chicago Public Schools most in need as he listed 12 new schools getting $10,000 each for art programs.
Chance made the announcement at Robeson High School on the South Side where he noted that donations are now up to $2.2 million for CPS students, which includes a new donation of $1 million from the Chicago Bulls. The rapper last month said he was personally donating $1 million.
“We are committed to giving the kids as much as we can on the philanthropic side. Everything else is different. We’re just getting started,” Chance said.
The 12 new schools announced Friday are in addition to 10 original schools that Chance had previously announced. Those schools already have their money, Chance said.
The rapper said he is working with the arts advocacy organization, Ingenuity, to use data to determine the neediest …
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