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 January 5, 2021 through January 5, 2022:

$50,000 and above

Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
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
Forum Fund

$10,000 – $19,999

Arts Consulting Group
The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation
City of Chicago — This project is partially supported by a Performing Arts Venue Relief Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
Illinois Arts Council Agency — This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency
Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Laughing Acres Family Foundation
Pritzker Traubert Foundation

$1,000 – $9,999

Carol Oppenheim and Jerome Lamet Charitable Fund
Chapman and Cutler LLP
Daniel H. Lome Foundation
Heartland Health Centers
IBM International Foundation
Interconnect Production Services
Irving Harris Foundation
John A. Cable Foundation

Up to $999

Amazon Smile
Givinga Foundation
Humana, Inc.

Employer Matching Gifts

These companies have matched their employee’s contributions:
G2 Crowd, Inc.
Gannett Foundation
Henry Crown and Company
IBM International Foundation
Jones Lang LaSalle
JP Morgan Chase
Polk Bros. Foundation
Prudential Financial Inc.
The Saints: Volunteers for the Performing Arts
YourCause LLCSave