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Playwrights Horizons staff member Benjamin Weisman and Artistic Director Tim Sanford with Laura Pels of the Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater and 2018/19 season playwrights Halley Feiffer and Tori Sampson

Playwrights Horizons staff member Benjamin Weisman and Artistic Director Tim Sanford with Laura Pels of the Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater and 2018/19 season playwrights Halley Feiffer and Tori Sampson

Christine O’Donnell of the Seth Sprague Educational & Charitable Foundation with David Volin and Playwrights Horizons staff member Susan Ferziger

Christine O’Donnell of the Seth Sprague Educational & Charitable Foundation with David Volin and Playwrights Horizons staff member Susan Ferziger

Director Anne Kauffman with Alton Murray of Con Edison

Director Anne Kauffman with Alton Murray of Con Edison

Playwrights Horizons Board Chair Judith O. Rubin with Janet and Fred Plotkin of the Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Foundation

Playwrights Horizons Board Chair Judith O. Rubin with Janet and Fred Plotkin of the Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Foundation

Ways to Give

Institutional Support

Donations from foundations, corporations, and government agencies provide essential support for Playwrights Horizons' activities, including productions, play development, audience access programs, and professional theater training for young arts professionals. Institutional supporters of Playwrights Horizons receive many benefits, such as complimentary tickets, discounts for employees, and public recognition.

For more information, please contact Susan Ferziger, Associate Director, Institutional Giving and Campaign, at 212 564 1235 x3142 or  sferziger@phnyc.org.

Special thanks to the following foundations, corporations, government agencies, and elected officials for their extraordinary support of Playwrights Horizons:

HEROES ($100,000+)

The Roy Cockrum Foundation

 Ford Foundation Howard Gilman Foundation 
Andrew W. Mellon FoundationCity CouncilNew York Department of Cultural Affairs
The Scherman FoundationThe Shubert FoundationStavros Niarchos Foundation
 The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust  

CHAMPIONS ($25,000 – $99,999)

Davis Polk & Wardwell
Disney Theatrical Productions
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc.
The Marc Haas Foundation
The Ralph & Ricky Lauren Family Foundation, Inc.
The Laurents/Hatcher Foundation
The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation
The New York Community Trust Van Lier Fellowships
The Richenthal Foundation
The SHS Foundation
Stone Productions, Inc.
Tiger Baron Foundation
Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation

LEADERS ($10,000 - $24,999)

21st Century ILGWU Heritage Fund
Atairos
Bloomberg Philanthropies
The Book of Mormon 
CBS Corporation
Charina Foundation, Inc.
Con Edison
Frederic R. Coudert Foundation
The Durst Organization
EY
GFP Real Estate, LLC
HBO
Horizon Media
John and Robyn Horn Foundation, Inc.
The Hyde and Watson Foundation
Carl Jacobs Foundation
Jerome Foundation
Jujamycn Theaters
The Joshua Mailman Foundation
Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Rosenthal Family Foundation/Nancy Stephens & Rick Rosenthal
S&P Global
Santander
Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Foundation, Inc.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
SPIA Foundation
Spingold Foundation
Seth Sprague Educational & Charitable Foundation
The Dorothy Strelsin Foundation, Inc.
Travelers

PARTNERS ($5,000 – $9,999)

The Theodore H. Barth Foundation, Inc.
The BWF Foundation, Inc.
The Carter Fund
Joseph & Joan Cullman Foundation for the Arts
The Einhorn Family Foundation
Goldman Sachs
Green Curtain Productions
Bertha & Isaac Liberman Foundation
The Liman Foundation
The Lawrence E. Madison Charitable Lead Unitrust
Morgan Stanley
The Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation
The Jerome Robbins Foundation
May & Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.
The Evelyn Sharp Foundation
James L. Simon Charitable Trust
The Geraldine Stutz Trust
The Tobin Theatre Arts Fund
Michael Tuch Foundation, Inc.
The Winston Foundation

BENEFACTORS ($2,500 – $4,999)

The Barbara Bell Cumming Charitable Trust
Bloomberg
Dramatists Play Service
First Republic Bank
Jim Henson Foundation
National Alliance for Musical Theatre's National Fund for New Musicals
Paradigm Talent Agency
Peikoff Mahan Law Office
Ropes & Gray
Sweet Hospitality Group
WME

DONORS ($500 –$2,499)

Actors' Equity Foundation
Chez Josephine
The Betsy and Alan Cohn Foundation, Inc.
Creative Artists Agency
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Jane Harmon Associates
ICM
Levin Capital Strategies, LP
Lucille Lortel Foundation
Dorothy Loudon Foundation/Lionel Larner
Lutz & Carr, CPA's LLP
Mikkeller
National Alliance for Musical Theatre's Innovation & Exploration Grant
Polk & Company
Q Mixers
Rodgers and Hammerstein Foundation
The Rolfe Company, Inc.
Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
Sulzberger Foundation/Marian Heiskell Giving Fund
Theatre Development Fund
United Talent Agency
West Bank Cafe
William Grant & Sons
Yotel

Playwrights Horizons is a recipient of support from The Leading National Theaters Program, a joint initiative of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


Government Support

National Endowment for the Arts
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs CreateNYC 
     Disability Forward Fund
New York City Council at the request of Speaker Corey Johnson
New York State Council on the Arts with the support of
     Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature
New York State Council on the Arts Regional Economic
     Development Council
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
     at the request of Assembly Member Richard N. Gottfried


List current as of November 30, 2018. Includes supporters of the Annual Gala Benefit.

Photos by Chasi Annexy and Jeff Prout.

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