Corporate, Foundation, and Government Support

City Theatre extends its sincere gratitude to the following businesses, foundations, and public agencies for their leadership support.

Supporting City Theatre on the corporate level provides your business with unique opportunities to build brand equity, network, and entertain. Invite clients to experience engaging plays that are always brand new to Pittsburgh audiences. Provide your employees with ticket discounts. Reach an audience of well-educated, affluent professionals who are committed to the arts. Please contact Dianne Duursma, Director of Development by email at or by calling 412-431-4400 ext. 278.

The gifts listed were received from November 1, 2021, to October 20, 2022.

Benefits are custom-tailored for corporate priorities, some examples include:

• Use of City Theatre’s Gordon Lounge for pre/post-show reception.
• Invitations to Opening Night celebrations.
• Digital Program advertisement and acknowledgment.
• 20% employee discount for season performances.


STEEL $100,000 +

Allegheny Regional Asset District
The Byham Family Charitable Trust
The Heinz Endowments
The Hillman Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts  (American Rescue Plan)
The Richard King Mellon Foundation
The Shubert Foundation
U.S. Small Business Administration (SVOG Program)

DIAMOND ($50,000 – $99,999)

The Benter Foundation
The Philip Chosky Charitable and Educational Foundation
The Grable Foundation
PA Department of Community & Economics
The Pittsburgh Foundation
R3A Architecture
The Donald and Sylvia Robinson Family Foundation


PLATINUM ($20,000 – $49,999)

The Buhl Foundation – Frick Educational Fund
The Jack Buncher Foundation
FlySpace Productions
The Huntington National Bank
K&L Gates LLP
National Endowment for the Arts (Grants for Arts Projects)
Pennsylvania Department of Education
James M. and Lucy K. Schoonmaker Foundation
UPMC/UPMC Health Plan
Hilda M. Willis Foundation

GOLD ($10,000 -$19,999)

Byham Family Charitable Foundation
The Anne L. & George H. Clapp Charitable Trust
Giant Eagle Foundation
National New Play Network
Opportunity Fund
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
PNC Financial Services Group
The Tides Foundation (Venturous Theatre Fund)

SILVER ($2,500 – $9,999)

Fabled Table Catering
Human Habits
Landesberg Design
Penn Brewery
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting
W. I. Patterson Charitable Foundation
Wigle Whiskey

BRONZE (up to $2,499)

1 Hood Media
Actor’s Equity Foundation
Americans For The Arts
Carmella’s Plates and Pints
The Cheesecake Factory
DiGi Photo Booths
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council (GPAC)
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
La Palapa – Mexican Restaurant, Bar and Catering
LeMont Restaurant
McGee, Maruca & Associates, P.C.
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (American Rescue Plan)
Streets on Carson/Streets on the Fly

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Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC)

This unique state program allows business owners to redirect their tax dollars to support nonprofits that improve educational opportunities for public school students. Participating business owners support City Theatre’s education initiatives at virtually no added cost!

EITC info and guidelines >