Eighth Blackbird Aviary

Support July 1, 2019 and January 15, 2020.

Phoenix ($25,000 and above)

John D. And Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
The MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at The Prince Charitable Trusts

Falcon ($10,000 -24,999)

  • Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
  • Judith Duvall
  • Illinois Arts Council Agency
  • Russ Irwin

Ibis ($5,000 – 9,999)

  • City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events: CityArts
  • The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation

Kingfisher ($2,500 – 4,999)

  • Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University
  • Tremaine Atkinson*
  • Richard Replin and Elissa Goldstein
  • Helen and Justus Schlichting
  • Marley Blue Lewis and Yevgeny Vilensky

Blackbird ($1,000 – 2,499)

  • BMI Foundation
  • Nancy Church* and Charlie Jett
  • Bryce Desssner*
  • Liese Dallbauman and Randall Snurr
  • Matt Hammer*
  • Julian Family Foundation

  • Thomas W. Morris
  • Jennifer and Jamie Rubin*
  • Lisa Keung and Tony Scott-Green*
  • Mary Murphy and Peter Taub*

Cardinal ($500 – 999)

  • Katherine Abbott and Jerry Saltzan
  • John Bierbusse
  • Jennifer Higdon
  • Kathleen Panoff
  • Drs. Anne and Dennis Wentz

Goldfinch ($250-499)

  • Anonymous
  • Betsy Aubrey and E. Steve Lichtenberg
  • Paul Dellevigne
  • Judy Feldman

  • Ann Hamilton
  • Sandra McNaughton
  • Sarah Mirkin
  • Julia Muccillo and Matt Pollack

Starling ($100 – 249)

  • CH Distillery
  • Yi Chen and Zhou Long
  • Gavin Chuck
  • Elaine Fishman
  • Mary and Peter Hess
  • Helen Jameson and Eric Brehmer
  • Hans Jorgen Jensen and Fumiko Tokunaga Jensen
  • Lorraine and Ken Kaplan
  • Betty and John Kay
  • Ken Krehbiel
  • Trinita Logue
  • Ed Malone and Christina Entner
  • Patrice Michaels and Jim Ginsburg
  • Janine Mileaf

  • Donald Nally and Steven Hyder
  • Susan Noel
  • Corey Okada
  • Mary Paquette-Abt and Jeffrey Abt
  • Arnold Portner
  • D. Elizabeth Price
  • Elbinah Batala Rafizadeh 
  • JR Schap
  • Larry Shiff
  • Jude Stewart
  • Judith Stockdale and Jonathan Boyer 
  • Leah Williams
  • Cynthia Winter and Nicholas Weingarten

Hummingbird (Up to $99)

  • Amazon Smile
  • Andy Akiho
  • Andrew Bernstein
  • Minna Rose Chung
  • Neil Cohen
  • Barbara Cooper and William Nikola
  • Matthew Duvall*
  • Deirdre Harrison
  • Molly Joyce

  • Lisa Kaplan
  • Joel Love
  • Ned McGowen
  • Clyde Owan
  • John Pippen
  • Ellen Sayles
  • David Schober
  • Jennifer Shaw
  • Pamela Z

Please notify us of any error in this listing: admin@eighthblackbird.org.


* Board member
+In kind contribution
++Corporate match

Alice M. Ditson Fund


This list reflects gifts from July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
Every effort was made to ensure the accuracy of this list.
If you notice an error, please accept our apology and contact
Deirdre Harrison, deirdre.harrison@eighthblackbird.org