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 January 1, 2020 – September 20, 2021


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
The Pittsburgh Foundation
Massaro Construction Group, Inc.
The Richard King Mellon Foundation

DIAMOND $50,000 – $99,999
The Grable Foundation
PA Department of Community & Economics
The Shubert Foundation

PLATINUM $20,000 – $49,999
The Buhl Foundation – Frick Educational Fund
Byham Family Charitable Foundation
The Philip Chosky Charitable and Educational Foundation
The Huntington National Bank
Laurel Foundation
LUXE Creative
National Endowments for the Arts
Pennsylvania Department of Education
PNC Charitable Trusts
Irene C. Shea Foundation
UPMC/UPMC Health Plan
Hilda M. Willis Foundation

GOLD $10,000 -$19,999
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
The Anne L. & George Clapp Charitable & Educational Trust
The Fine Foundation
Giant Eagle Foundation
National New Play Network
Opportunity Fund
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
James M. and Lucy K. Schoonmaker Foundation

SILVER $2,500 – $9,999
The Benter Foundation
Carmella’s Plates and Pints
Census 2020 Philanthropic Fund at Grantmakers of Western PA
Highmark Blue Cross, Blue Shield
Human Habits
Landesberg Design
Pennsylvania Brewing Company
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting
The Tides Foundation (Venturous Theatre Fund)
W. I. Patterson Charitable Fund
The Vault Taproom
Wigle Whiskey

BRONZE up to $2,499
Actor’s Equity Foundation, Inc.
B Corporation
Carmi’s Soul Food
Charities Aid Foundation
Citizens for the ARTS in Pennsylvania
KJH Studios
K & L Gates LLP
McGee Maruca & Associates, P.C.
Pollock, Begg, Komar, Glasser and Vertz, LLC
Starbucks – South Side


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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 >