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 x116 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 17, 2022 through April 17, 2023:

$50,000 and above

City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
The MacArthur Fund for Culture, Equity, and the Arts at Prince
The Shubert Foundation

$40,000 – $49,999

Walder Foundation

$20,000 – $39,999

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

$10,000 – $19,999

Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation
Joseph and Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Illinois Arts Council Agency
Laughing Acres Family Foundation
Van Dam Charitable Foundation

$1,000 – $9,999

Chapman and Cutler LLP
Daniel H. Lome Foundation
Four Friends Foundation
The House Theatre of Chicago
Irving Harris Foundation
Jack and Ali Charitable Foundation
John A. Cable Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Play On Shakespeare

Up to $999

Actors’ Equity Foundation Inc.

Employer Matching Gifts

These companies have matched their employee’s contributions:
CME Group
Gannett Foundation
JP Morgan Chase
The Saints: Volunteers for the Performing Arts