Corporate, Foundation, and Government support is critical to TimeLine’s ongoing success. We are proud to partner with these institutions to engage Chicago audiences with provocative stories rooted in history and relevant to society today.

For more information about institutional giving opportunities, please contact Director of Major Gifts Chelsea Smith at (773) 281-8463 x16 or

TimeLine is proud to recognize these corporations, foundations and government entities that generously support our general operations and Living History Education Program. This list recognizes donations and pledges received April 20, 2021 through April 20, 2022:

$50,000 and above

The MacArthur Fund for Culture, Equity, and the Arts at Prince
U.S. Small Business Administration
Walder Foundation

$40,000 – $49,999

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
The Shubert Foundation

$30,000 – $39,999

Crown Family Philanthropies
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Polk Bros. Foundation

$20,000 – $29,999

Bayless Family Foundation

$10,000 – $19,999

Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation
The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation
James P. and Brenda S. Grusecki Family Foundation
Laughing Acres Family Foundation
Pritzker Traubert Foundation

$1,000 – $9,999

Carol Oppenheim and Jerome Lamet Charitable Fund
Daniel H. Lome Foundation
Heartland Health Centers
IBM International Foundation
Irving Harris Foundation
John A. Cable Foundation
McCabe Family Foundation

Up to $999

Actors’ Equity Foundation Inc.
Amazon Smile
Givinga Foundation
Humana, Inc.

Employer Matching Gifts

These companies have matched their employee’s contributions:
Blackbaud Giving Fund
G2 Crowd, Inc.
Gannett Foundation
IBM International Foundation
Jones Lang LaSalle
JP Morgan Chase
Polk Bros. Foundation
The Saints: Volunteers for the Performing Arts