Corporate Support

Suporting 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.

Donations July 1, 2017 – present

Benefits for sponsors vary, but packages typically include:

• Use of City Theatre’s Gordon Lounge for pre/post-show reception
• Invitations to corporate partnership reception
• Invitations to Opening Night celebrations
• Program advertisement(s) and acknowledgement
• Select number of complimentary tickets for season performances
• 20% employee discount for season performances

DIAMOND ($50,000 +)

  • Anonymous
  • Allegheny Foundation
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Deloitte Consulting, LLP
  • EQT Foundation
  • The Grable Foundation
  • The Heinz Endowments
  • The Hillman Foundation
  • Richard King Mellon Foundation
  • The Shubert Foundation


PLATINUM ($20,000 – $49,999)

  • Jack Buncher Foundation
  • The Fine Foundation
  • The Huntington National Bank
  • LUXE Creative
  • Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, A state agency
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation
  • UPMC Corporate/UPMC Health Plan


 GOLD ($10,000 – $19,999)

  • The Buhl Foundation
  • The Giant Eagle Corporate Foundation
  • The Laurel Foundation
  • National Endowments for the Arts
  • PNC Financial Services Group
  • James M. and Lucy K. Schoonmaker Foundation
  • Hilda M. Willis Foundation


SILVER ($2,500 – $9,999)

American Eagle Outfitters Foundation
The Benter Foundation
Carmella’s Plates & Pints
The Anne L. & George H. Clapp Charitable & Educational Trust
Levin Furniture
National New Play Network
Opportunity Fund
Pennsylvania Brewing Company
Wigle Whiskey
W. I. Patterson Charitable Fund





BRONZE (up to $2,499)

Actors’ Equity Foundation, Inc.
BNY Mellon Gift Matching & Community Partnership Program
Café du Jour
Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania
ComDoc, A Xerox Company
Double Wide Restaurant
Fair Oaks Foundation
Fuel and Fuddle Restaurant
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
The Pittsburgh Steelers
The Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival
Thai Me Up
Tides Foundation
Waldron Private Wealth




To request a sponsorship tailored to your company’s needs, please contact Dianne Duursma, Development Officer-Community Giving  by email or by calling 412.431.4400 x278.

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 >