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. For more information please contact Dianne Duursma, Director of Development by email or by calling 412-431-4400 ext. 278.

Gifts listed here were given July 1, 2021 to February 17, 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 Foundation
Allegheny Regional Asset District
Deloitte Consulting, LLP
The Heinz Endowments
The Hillman Foundation
Massaro Construction Group, Inc.
National Endowment for the Arts  (American Rescue Plan)
The Richard King Mellon Foundation
U.S. Small Business Administration (SVOG Program)
DIAMOND ($50,000 – $99,999)
Bloomberg Philanthropies
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
The Shubert Foundation
PLATINUM ($20,000 – $49,999)
The Buhl Foundation – Frick Educational Fund
The Jack Buncher Foundation
The Huntington National Bank
K&L Gates LLP
LUXE Creative
National Endowment for the Arts (Grants for Arts Projects)
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Irene C. Shea Foundation
PNC Charitable Trusts
UPMC/UPMC Health Plan
Hilda M. Willis Foundation
GOLD ($10,000 -$19,999)
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
Byham Family Charitable Foundation
The Anne L. and George H. Clapp Charitable and Educational Trust
The Fine Foundation
Giant Eagle Foundation
National New Play Network
Opportunity Fund
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
PNC Financial Services Group
James M. and Lucy K. Schoonmaker Foundation
The Tides Foundation (Venturous Theatre Fund)
SILVER ($2,500 – $9,999)
The Benter Foundation
Census 2020 Philanthropic Fund at Grantmakers of Western PA
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Human Habits
Landesberg Design
Penn Brewery
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting

  1. I. Patterson Charitable Foundation

Wigle Whiskey
BRONZE (up to $2,499)
Americans For The Arts
B Corporation
Carmella’s Plates and Pints
Carmi’s Soul Food
Charities Aid Foundation
Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council (GPAC)
McGee, Maruca & Associates, P.C.
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (American Rescue Plan)
Pollock, Begg, Komar, Glasser, and Vertz LLC
Queequeg Foundation
The Vault Taproom


City Theatre is proud to have received the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar and Charity Navigator.   This seal ensures that potential donors and funders visiting your profile have accurate and clear data to guide their decisions regarding charitable giving and underwriting support.

The Platinum Seal of Transparency

GuideStar and Charity Navigator grant this recognition level upon verification of City Theatre’s key information of its mission, legitimacy, impact, reputation, finances, programs transparency, governance and so much more.

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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 >