A special thanks to all of our Foundation and Government Supporters who help ensure we can continue to create innovative and provocative theatre for many years to come.

Grand Benefactors

Paul M. Angell Foundation
The Crown Family
Lefkofsky Family Foundation
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Polk Bros. Foundation
Prince Charitable Trusts
Shubert Foundation, Inc.
Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust
The Wallace Foundation
Zell Family Foundation


Julius Frankel Foundation
The Harris Family Foundation
   Mr. and Mrs. King Harris
   Kathy Harris
   Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Szokol
   Mr. and Mrs. William Friend
   Mr. and Mrs. John Harris
Illinois Arts Council, a state agency
Laurents/Hatcher Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
The Orlebeke Foundation
Poetry Foundation
Smart Family Foundation of Illinois


The Bluhm Family Charitable Foundation
The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation
City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Illinois Tool Works Foundation
The Joyce Foundation
The Oppenheimer Family Foundation
Earl and Brenda Shapiro Foundation
Gary Sinise Foundation
Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust
Vanguard Charitable
Walter E. Heller Foundation
John and Carol Walter Family Foundation


Anonymous (3)
Robert and Isabelle Bass Foundation, Inc.
Helen Brach Foundation
Buchanan Family Foundation
Frank G. and Gertrude Dunlap Fund
John R. Halligan Charitable Fund
Irving Harris Foundation
Melcher Charitable Foundation
Dr. Scholl Foundation
Seigle Family Foundation
Siragusa Family Foundation
The Smithburg Family Foundation

Visionary Circle

The Visionary Circle acknowledges donors who have included Steppenwolf in their estate plans

Anonymous (4)
Robert C. Anderson
Lois J. Bider
Douglas R. Brown
Barbara L. Dean
Janice and Rob Esser
Susan Fuchs, M.D.
Robert H. Glaze
Sue-Gray Goller
Michael Hansen and Nancy Randa
John Hart
Lynn Hauser and Neil Ross
Tom Irwin
Jared Kaplan and Maridee Quanbeck
Donna and Del Kolacki
Michele Kenner
Melanie G. Larch
Dr. Paul Lisnek
David Metschke
Kenneth J. Porrello and Sherry L. McFall
Sylvia J. Pozarnsky
Merle Reskin
Dr. Edward O. Riley
T. Marshall Rousseau
Patrick J. Schauer
Sue and Harry Seigle
Judy Sugarman

We remember the following members of the Steppenwolf family who have made a bequest to the theater.  Their legacy will help to ensure that Steppenwolf continues to flourish.

Hope A. Abelson
Alba Biagini
Nelson D. Cornelius
Jo Hopkins Deutsch
Marjorie Douglas
Ralla Klepak
James F. Oates
Andrea Romain and Cleo V. Orthel
Rose L. and Sidney N. Shure
Nancy L. Wald