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 2016-2017 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.
2016-2017 Sustainability Sponsors
The ELM Foundation
Anne F. Johnson
Steve and Lou Mason
Additional Loft Season Support Provided by
The following corporations, foundations, organizations, individuals and government entities 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
Culture Works Arts Fund
The Jack W. and Sally D. Eichelberger Foundation of The Dayton Foundation
Virginia W. Kettering Foundation
The Mason Family Fund
Morris Home Furnishings
Ohio Arts Council
The Jesse and Caryl Philips Foundation
Doug Annala and Sam Rinehart
The Schiewetz Foundation
The Shubert Foundation
Grand Benefactors ($10,000 - $24,999)
John and India Clarke Family Foundation
The Theda and Tamblin Clark Smith Family Foundation
The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation
Susan S. Kettering
Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District
Miriam Rosenthal Fund for the Arts
Barbara N. O'Hara
The Richard A. and Mary T. Whitney Fund for the Arts
Benefactors ($5,000 – $9,999)
Burhill Leasing Corporation
Rob and Leesa Comparin
Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.
Jim and Enid Goubeaux
Maureen Lynch and Richard Lapedes/The Lion Legacy
Matthew J. Scarr, CPA LLC
Guardians ($2,500 – $4,999)
Jack and Maryann Bernstein
Cox Media Group Ohio
Larry S. Glickler—Glickler Funeral Home
Heidelberg Distributing Company, Inc.
One Call Now
The Roberts Foundation
Presidents ($1,000 – $2,499)
John and Tamara Clough
Dave and Dulie Greer
Houser Asphalt & Concrete
Miami Valley Fair Housing Center
Beth and Alan Schaeffer
Ambassadors ($500 – $999)
Actors' Equity Foundation
Really Cool Stuff
Stephen Wolanczyk and Donna Ballard
Lois and Don Bigler
Barbara E. Blauman
Jamie and Marya Cordes
Beth and Alan Schaeffer
Betsy and Lee Whitney
Crowne Plaza Dayton
Dayton's Original Pizza Factory
Far Hills Catering
The Flower Shoppe
Uno Pizzeria & Grill