Our Sponsors

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 and donor benefits, please contact Jennifer Joplin, Development Manager, at (937) 461-3823 ext. 3111 or jen@humanracetheatre.org.

Organizational Support Provided by

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.

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 Ohio Arts Council helped fund this organization with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

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.

By establishing this fund, Erma R. Catterton provided a future for live, professional theatre in the Miami Valley.

As a founding benefactor, The Jesse & Caryl D. Philips Foundation is proud to support Dayton’s official professional theatre company.

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.

The 2018-2019 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.

2018-2019 Sustainability Sponsors

  • Anne F. Johnson
  • The ELM Foundation
  • Steve and Lou Mason
  • Morris Home

Additional Loft Season Support Provided by:

Official Sponsor of Stage Furnishings

Pay What You CAN Program Sponsor

Sponsors Listing

Luminaries ($25,000 and above)

  • Erma R. Catterton Trust Fund
  • Culture Works
  • The Jack W. and Sally D. Eichelberger Foundation of the Dayton Foundation
  • ELM Foundation
  • Virginia W. Kettering Foundation
  • The Mason Family Fund
  • Ohio Arts Council
  • The Jesse and Caryl Philips Foundation
  • The Miriam Rosenthal Fund for the Arts
  • The Shubert Foundation

Grand Benefactors ($10,000 - $24,999)

  • The Dayton Foundation
  • The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation
  • Jim and Enid Goubeaux
  • Gosiger Incorporated
  • Susan Kettering
  • KeyBank
  • The Mary H. Kittredge Fund
  • Marion’s Piazza
  • Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District
  • Morris Home Furnishings
  • Muse Machine
  • Premier Health
  • The Schiewetz Foundation
  • WinWholesale and The Win Group of Companies

Benefactors ($5,000 – $9,999)

  • Anonymous
  • Burhill Leasing Corporation
  • Rob and Leesa Comparin
  • Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.
  • The Kuntz Foundation
  • The Sam Levin Foundation
  • Barbara N. O’Hara
  • PNC Bank
  • Matthew J. Scarr, CPA LLC

Guardians ($2,500 – $4,999)

  • Jack and Maryann Bernstein
  • Dayton Rotary Club Foundation
  • Blaine Block Institute for Voice Analysis and Rehabilitation
  • Richard and Marni Flagel
  • Patti Giering
  • Larry S. Glickler—Glickler Funeral Home
  • Heidelberg Distributing Company, Inc.
  • Mrs. Wallace E. Johnson
  • Maureen Lynch and Richard Lapedes
  • One Call Now
  • The Roberts Foundation
  • Two Friends
  • Vectren Corporation
  • The Richard A. and Mary T. Whitney Fund for the Arts
  • Bill and Toni Winger

Presidents ($1,000 – $2,499)

  • Marcia Muller and Scot Anderson
  • The City of Dayton Human Relations Council
  • John and Tamara Clough
  • Dave and Dulie Greer
  • Houser Asphalt & Concrete
  • Miami Valley Fair Housing Center
  • Beth and Alan Schaeffer
  • Barbara Schenck
  • Jon and Diana Sebaly
  • The Jerome F. Tatar Family Fund

Ambassadors ($500 – $999)

  • The Dramatists Guild Fund

Additional Support

  • Really Cool Stuff

Producers' Circle

  • Lois and Don Bigler
  • Barbara Blauman
  • Jamie and Marya Cordes
  • John Faas
  • Patti Giering
  • Kevin Moore and Scott Stoney
  • Candy and Bill Pees
  • Beth and Alan Schaeffer
  • Paul and Susanne Weaver/Mousaian Oriental Rugs
  • Betsy and Lee Whitney
  • Stephan and Donna Wolanczyk

Community Partners

  • Crowne Plaza Dayton
  • Dayton’s Original Pizza Factory
  • The Flower Shoppe
  • Far Hills Catering
  • Uno Pizzeria & Grill