Culture Works is greater Dayton's United Arts Fund and Arts Council. Culture Works provides the resources necessary to ensure a stable and dependable base of support for our cultural assets. As a leader in arts and cultural development, Culture Works offers valuable services to the arts community, including professional development and technical assistance programs, promotional services, advocacy and grant-making. Culture Works raises and distributes the largest single source of private funding for the arts in Greater Dayton.
The Shubert Foundation is dedicated to sustaining and advancing the live performing arts in the United States, with a particular emphasis on theatre and a secondary focus on dance. In service of this mission, we provide general operating support to not-for-profit, professional resident theatre and dance companies, as well as some arts-related organizations that help support their development.
As a founding benefactor, The Jesse & Caryl D. Philips Foundation is proud to support Dayton's ONLY professional regional theatre company.
The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this organization with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.
By establishing this fund, Erma R. Catterton provided a future for live, professional theatre in the Miami Valley.
The Virginia W. Kettering Foundation was created upon her death in 2003 to continue her legacy of supporting those communities and organizations that were important to her.
Recognizing the role arts play in our quality of life, the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District awards public funds on behalf of Montgomery County to support, nurture, and encourage the development and preservation of the arts and cultural heritage within the county.
The Eichelberger Loft Season Sponsor
The Jack W. and Sally D. Eichelberger Foundation, administered by The Dayton Foundation as part of its Family Foundation Plus Program, is pleased to support The Human Race Loft Season. With Jack and Sally's help, The Human Race Theatre Company can continue to celebrate and explore the majesty and mystery of human existence by presenting plays that stimulate the common touch in each of us.
Additional Loft Season Support Provided by
The following corporations, foundations, organizations, individuals and government entities have offered their sponsorship support through gifts and pledges to The Human Race Theatre Company. We gratefully acknowledge their generosity that helps make all our programming possible.
If you or your organization would like to learn more about our sponsorships, click here to download our levels and associated benefits sheet.
Luminaries ($25,000 and above)
Erma R. Catterton Trust Fund
The Jack W. and Sally D. Eichelberger Foundation of the Dayton Foundation
The Shubert Foundation
Grand Benefactors ($10,000 - $24,999)
The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation
Jim and Enid Goubeaux
Heidelberg Distributing Company, Inc.
Kettering Family Philanthropies – The Virginia W. Kettering Foundation
Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District
Morris Home Furnishings
Ohio Arts Council
Christopher and Jamie Wyse
Benefactors ($5,000 – $9,999)
The Dayton Human Relations Council
The Dayton Rotary Club Foundation
Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.
The Kuntz Foundation
The Marsha Hanna Fund
Sam Rinehart CFP,CLU Private Wealth Advisor. Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Rob and Leesa Comparin
The Sam Levin Foundation
Guardians ($2,500 – $4,999)
Jack and Maryann Bernstein
Dr. Robert L. Brandt, Jr., MD
Lifestages-Samaritan Centers for Women
One Call Now
Party Arty Fundraiser
Pillar Advisory Group of Raymond James at The Greene – David Criner, Diane Morgan and Nate Sowder
Matthew J. Scarr, CPA LLC
The Zoot Theatre Company, Inc.
Presidents ($1,000 – $2,499)
Robb Sloan and Dr. Ron Anderson
John and India Clark
John and Tamara Clough
Connexion Marketing and Design
Fifth Third Bank
Larry S. Glickler – Bradford, Connelly & Glickler Funeral Home
Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Green
David and Dulie Greer
Houser Asphalt & Concrete
Mrs. Wallace E. Johnson
Kettering Medical College
Miami Valley Fair Housing Center, Inc.
Barbara N. O'Hara
Rand Oliver and Penny Profitt
Rion, Rion & Rion, LLP
The Roberts Foundation
Alan and Beth Schaeffer
Jon and Diana Sebaly
Sebaly Shillito + Dyer
Square One Salon and Day Spa
Target Stores, Inc.
Ted and Sandy Tozer
The Richard A. and Mary T. Whitney Fund for the Arts
Ambassadors ($500 – $999)
The Blaine Block Institute for Voice Analysis and Rehabilitation
Dramatists Guild Fund
Really Cool Stuff
Lois and Don Bigler
Jamie and Marya Cordes
Rick Gore and Peter Yockel
Kevin Moore and Scott Stoney
Rand Oliver and Penny Profitt
Candy and Bill Pees
Beth and Alan Schaeffer
Paul and Susanne Weaver/Mousaian Oriental Rugs
Betsy and Lee Whitney
Sharon and Thomas Williamson
The Dayton Grand Hotel
The Pine Club
Dayton's Original Pizza Factory
Ashley's Pastry Shop
Crowne Plaza Dayton
The Flower Shoppe