Festival Partners & Lead Sponsors

Lead Sponsors

$50,000 – $200,000
Walder Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Moller Family Foundation, Julie Moller
The Reva and David Logan Foundation
The Jentes Family Foundation, Justine Jentes and Dan Kuruna
Kristy & Brandon Moran
Elizabeth Liebman
Chicago Community Trust SMART Growth Program

$20,000 – $49,999
Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
Cheryl Lynn Bruce & Kerry James Marshall
MacArthur Fund for Culture, Equity, and the Arts at Prince
Julie & John Guida Family Foundation
Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

$10,000 – $19,999
Cheryl Henson
Illinois Arts Council Agency
Arts Work Fund
Pritzker Pucker Foundation
Illinois Department of Human Services Healing Illinois Program
MAP Fund
Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
JKW Foundation
Manaaki Foundation, Sue Crothers & Bill Gee
Bank of America Private Bank
Nina & Steven Schroeder

$5,000 – $9,999
Ginger Farley & Bob Shapiro
Marshall Frankel Foundation
Service Club of Chicago
Pat Yuzawa-Rubin & Jack Rubin

$2,500 – $4,999
The Saints
Sandra & Michael Perlow
Paul Levy
Kimberly L. Ohms & Joe Novelli
Jes & Leesa Sherborne
Jordan Shields & Sarah Donovan

Sponsors cont.

$500 – $999
Alicia Bird & Scott Golas
Carolyn & Tom Doyel
Bruce B. English
Molly & Tom Fleming
Howard Friedman
Michael Gutwaks
David Pritzker
Eva Silverman & Charles Kite
Jacqueline Zydeck &
Theodore Phillips

$250 – $499
Gina Alicea
Brian Asner
Liz Aviles
Elizabeth Basile
Leah Bohannon
Eva Fields & James Conlon
Megan Cummins
Joanie Friedman
Carolyn & David Friedman
Richard & Andrea Ginsburg
Stephania Holland
Queen Jill Liebhaber
Jamie Lundblad &
Bill Melamed
Sarah Marino
Janice Miller
Linda Mishoulam
Gigi Pritzker
Robin Ray
Paul Rehder
Terry Reimer
Andrea Saenz &
John Bracken
Onnie & Steven Scheyer
Eugenie Shields
Courtney Tan
Michelle Wilson

$100 – $249
Saima Abbasi
Maria Bain
Dayna Bateman
Carol Bibat
Jane Brownley
Chio Cabrera-Coz
Christopher Carson
Keary Cragan
Donna Drescher
Katie Ernst
John Fahrenbach
John Galloway
Joey Garfield
Maureen Gettings
Susan & Anthony Grosch
Sandy Guettler
Brian Harper
Jacqueline Henderson
Susan Hespos
Allyson Hunter
Joanna Iwanicka
Dagmar Klos
Kristina Kurdts
Dr. Tracy LaRock
Annelise Lawson
Rodrigo Levy
Lawrence Lipking
Dhiraj Madura
Janine Manino-Smith
Liza Micelli
Klára Moldová
Kate Moore
Betsy Nathan
Stan Nitzberg
Tatyana Parks
Karyn Pettigrew
Marina Post
Sunil Sanghvi
Albert Sarroca

Sion Silva
Janet Carl Smith & Mel Smith
Miriam Socoloff &
Michael Presser
Rick Stoneham
Patricia Tuomey Martin
Steven Widerman
Melissa Wiley
Danielle Wilmouth
Lynn Wolff-Zaransky

up to $99
David Abatangelo
Aly Abrams
The Blackbaud Giving Fund
Peter Balkwill
Andre Baruffi
Dr. Carmen Campos
David Carlson
Paul Carpenter
Ken Catalanotte
Ann Clark
Amber Creger
Megan Cummins
Kathy DeHoff
Shannon Fitzpatrick
Michele Flanagin
Marc Frost
Walter Glickman
Kathryn Greene
Joanna Greer
Jonathan Grosvenor
Kevin Hale
Sarah Haley
Rebecca Hamlin
Michael Hans
Kate Hemblen
Rey Hernandez
Kurt Hunter
Charles King

Kenneth Konopka
Tran La
Ann M. LaBotz &
Gregg A. Mundt
Mark Levtin
Joan Lovell
Ann Manikas &
David Isaacson
Norine McCarten
Laura McCarten
Dorothy Melander-Dayton
Carrie Morris
Grace Needlman
Sarah Nolen
Patricia O’Conor
Christopher Parson
Emmalee Pearson
Valeska Populoh
Phyllis Rabineau
Todd Rogers
Colette Searls
Siil Rich
Susan Sink
Sandy Smith
Lorraine Subra
Christopher Sullivan
Fred Tadrowski
Jessica Thebus
Carol Thompson
Margaret Tomaszek-Witry
Tim Troemmner
Lin Ugo
Mary Valentin
Rebecca Waller
Linda Wingerter

This list represents cash contributions received between 1/1/21 and 12/1/21. If you notice an error, please accept our sincerest apologies and let us know so we can make it right.